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Chili pepper vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Daikon different?

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B2 than Daikon.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 135% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Daikon. While Chili pepper contains 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, Daikon contains only 0µg.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Radishes, oriental, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Iron +157.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +87%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +73.3%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Calcium +92.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Iron +157.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +87%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +73.3%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Calcium +92.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +553.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +330%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +522%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin K +4566.7%
Contains more Folate +21.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 74% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 22% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +553.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +330%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +522%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin K +4566.7%
Contains more Folate +21.7%

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.
Chili pepper Daikon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 2.5g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 0.6g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.1g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 4.1g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 18kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 2.5g Daikon
Fiber 1.5g 1.6g Daikon
Calcium 14mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 1.03mg 0.4mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 16mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 23mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 227mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 21mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.15mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.129mg 0.115mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 0IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 22mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.02mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.02mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.2mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.138mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.046mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 0.3µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.003mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.025mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.031mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.03mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.006mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.02mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.028mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.011mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.017g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.045g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Daikon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
66
Chili pepper
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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
11%
Chili pepper
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
4%
Daikon
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.