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Pickled cucumber vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pickled cucumber and Daikon

  • Pickled cucumber is higher in Vitamin K, however Daikon is richer in Vitamin C, Folate, and Potassium.
  • Pickled cucumber's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% higher.
  • Pickled cucumber has 157 times more Vitamin K than Daikon. While Pickled cucumber has 47µg of Vitamin K, Daikon has only 0.3µg.
  • Daikon has less Sodium.

The food types used in this comparison are Pickles, cucumber, sour 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 Calcium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +887%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Zinc +650%
Contains more Copper +35.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +887%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Zinc +650%
Contains more Copper +35.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.4

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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7
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +15566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +411.1%
Contains more Folate +2700%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 4% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 1% 0% 118%
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 K +15566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +411.1%
Contains more Folate +2700%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pickled cucumber Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 1.06g 2.5g Daikon
Protein 0.33g 0.6g Daikon
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Pickled cucumber
Carbs 2.26g 4.1g Daikon
Calories 11kcal 18kcal Daikon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.06g 2.5g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1.2g 1.6g Daikon
Calcium 0mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 0.4mg 0.4mg
Magnesium 4mg 16mg Daikon
Phosphorus 14mg 23mg Daikon
Potassium 23mg 227mg Daikon
Sodium 1208mg 21mg Daikon
Zinc 0.02mg 0.15mg Daikon
Copper 0.085mg 0.115mg Daikon
Vitamin A 191IU 0IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.02mg Daikon
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.02mg Daikon
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.2mg Daikon
Vitamin B5 0.038mg 0.138mg Daikon
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.046mg Daikon
Folate 1µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg 0.3µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.003mg
Threonine 0.009mg 0.025mg Daikon
Isoleucine 0.01mg 0.026mg Daikon
Leucine 0.014mg 0.031mg Daikon
Lysine 0.014mg 0.03mg Daikon
Methionine 0.003mg 0.006mg Daikon
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.02mg Daikon
Valine 0.011mg 0.028mg Daikon
Histidine 0.005mg 0.011mg Daikon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081g 0.045g Pickled cucumber

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Pickled cucumber 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
12
Pickled cucumber
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pickled cucumber
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
2%
Pickled cucumber
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
2%
Pickled cucumber
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Pickled cucumber
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 1187mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Daikon
Daikon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Daikon
Daikon is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Pickled cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169379/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.