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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 K, and Vitamin B3, however Daikon is richer in Vitamin E , Copper, and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 107% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 62 times more Vitamin K than Daikon. While Jalapeño contains 18.5µg of Vitamin K, Daikon contains only 0.3µg.

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 Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Copper +150%
Equal in Potassium - 227
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Copper +150%
Equal in Potassium - 227
Equal in Magnesium - 16
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 C +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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 +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
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 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 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

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

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Daikon Opinion
Calories 29 18 Jalapeño
Protein 0.91 0.6 Jalapeño
Fats 0.37 0.1 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 22 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.700000047683716 2.5 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 4.1 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.4 Daikon
Calcium 12 27 Daikon
Potassium 248 227 Jalapeño
Magnesium 15 16 Daikon
Sugar 4.12 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 2.8 1.6 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.115 Daikon
Zinc 0.14 0.15 Daikon
Starch
Phosphorus 26 23 Jalapeño
Sodium 3 21 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 0 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.02 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.02 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.2 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.138 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.046 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 0.3 Jalapeño
Folate 27 28 Daikon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.017 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.045 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.003 Daikon
Threonine 0.025 Daikon
Isoleucine 0.026 Daikon
Leucine 0.031 Daikon
Lysine 0.03 Daikon
Methionine 0.006 Daikon
Phenylalanine 0.02 Daikon
Valine 0.028 Daikon
Histidine 0.011 Daikon
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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.