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Kohlrabi vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kohlrabi and Daikon

  • Kohlrabi is higher than Daikon in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Kohlrabi's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 44% higher.
  • Kohlrabi has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Daikon. While Kohlrabi has 0.15mg of Vitamin B6, Daikon has only 0.046mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Kohlrabi, raw and Radishes, oriental, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 31% 14% 43% 1% 20% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 21

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Daikon
Contains more Vitamin C +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +75%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 207% 3% 10% 0% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 0% 1% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 74% 0% 0% 0% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 0% 1% 22%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +75%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Kohlrabi
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
14
Daikon

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
10%
Kohlrabi
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
4%
Daikon
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kohlrabi Daikon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Kohlrabi Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kohlrabi Daikon Opinion
Calories 27 18 Kohlrabi
Protein 1.7 0.6 Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 62 22 Kohlrabi
Net carbs 2.5999999046325684 2.5 Kohlrabi
Carbs 6.2 4.1 Kohlrabi
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.4
Calcium 24 27 Daikon
Potassium 350 227 Kohlrabi
Magnesium 19 16 Kohlrabi
Sugar 2.6 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 3.6 1.6 Kohlrabi
Copper 0.129 0.115 Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.03 0.15 Daikon
Starch
Phosphorus 46 23 Kohlrabi
Sodium 20 21 Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36 0 Kohlrabi
Vitamin E 0.48 0 Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.02 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.02
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.2 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.138 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B6 0.15 0.046 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.3 Daikon
Folate 16 28 Daikon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.03 Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.045 Kohlrabi
Tryptophan 0.01 0.003 Kohlrabi
Threonine 0.049 0.025 Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078 0.026 Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067 0.031 Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056 0.03 Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013 0.006 Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039 0.02 Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05 0.028 Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019 0.011 Kohlrabi
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/nutrients
  2. Daikon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168451/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.