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Rutabagas vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Rutabagas and Daikon

  • Rutabagas have more Vitamin B1, however Daikon is higher in Copper.
  • Daikon contains 5 times less Vitamin B1 than Rutabagas. Rutabagas contain 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, while Daikon contains 0.02mg.
  • Daikon has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Rutabagas, 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 Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.4%
Contains more Potassium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Copper +259.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.4%
Contains more Potassium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Copper +259.4%
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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Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.4%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
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 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.4%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 6.32g 2.5g Rutabagas
Protein 1.08g 0.6g Rutabagas
Fats 0.16g 0.1g Rutabagas
Carbs 8.62g 4.1g Rutabagas
Calories 37kcal 18kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0.4g g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g g Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46g 2.5g Daikon
Fiber 2.3g 1.6g Rutabagas
Calcium 43mg 27mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.44mg 0.4mg Rutabagas
Magnesium 20mg 16mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53mg 23mg Rutabagas
Potassium 305mg 227mg Rutabagas
Sodium 12mg 21mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.24mg 0.15mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.032mg 0.115mg Daikon
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0mg Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 25mg 22mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.02mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.02mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.2mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16mg 0.138mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.046mg Rutabagas
Folate 21µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.3µg
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 0.027g 0.03g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.017g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.045g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rutabagas 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
15
Rutabagas
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
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
6%
Rutabagas
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.96g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.