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Jalapeño vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jalapeño and Daikon different?

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE, however Daikon is richer in Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 107% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 10000000 times more Vitamin E than Daikon. While Jalapeño contains 3.58mg of Vitamin E , Daikon contains only 0mg.

Peppers, jalapeno, 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 Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Copper +150%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Potassium - 227
Equal in Zinc - 0.15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Copper +150%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Potassium - 227
Equal in Zinc - 0.15

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 +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +810.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +6066.7%
Equal in Folate - 28
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
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 +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +810.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +6066.7%
Equal in Folate - 28

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 2.5g Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 0.6g Jalapeño
Fats 0.37g 0.1g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 4.1g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 18kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 2.5g Daikon
Fiber 2.8g 1.6g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 0.25mg 0.4mg Daikon
Magnesium 15mg 16mg Daikon
Phosphorus 26mg 23mg Jalapeño
Potassium 248mg 227mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 21mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.15mg Daikon
Copper 0.046mg 0.115mg Daikon
Vitamin A 1078IU 0IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 22mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.02mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.02mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.2mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.138mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.046mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 0.3µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Daikon
Threonine mg 0.025mg Daikon
Isoleucine mg 0.026mg Daikon
Leucine mg 0.031mg Daikon
Lysine mg 0.03mg Daikon
Methionine mg 0.006mg Daikon
Phenylalanine mg 0.02mg Daikon
Valine mg 0.028mg Daikon
Histidine mg 0.011mg Daikon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.017g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.045g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
64
Jalapeño
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
4%
Daikon
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Daikon
Daikon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.