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Sauerkraut vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sauerkraut and Daikon different?

  • Sauerkraut is higher in Iron, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Fiber, however Daikon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Sauerkraut is 28% higher.
  • Sauerkraut contains 43 times more Vitamin K than Daikon. While Sauerkraut contains 13µg of Vitamin K, Daikon contains only 0.3µg.
  • Daikon has less Sodium.

Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids 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 Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +267.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Copper +19.8%
Equal in Calcium - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 56% 10% 9% 15% 87% 6% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +267.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Copper +19.8%
Equal in Calcium - 27

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 B6 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +4233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +49.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.4%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 49% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 18% 0% 33%
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 B6 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +4233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +49.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.4%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sauerkraut Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 1.38g 2.5g Daikon
Protein 0.91g 0.6g Sauerkraut
Fats 0.14g 0.1g Sauerkraut
Carbs 4.28g 4.1g Sauerkraut
Calories 19kcal 18kcal Sauerkraut
Starch g g
Fructose 0.04g g Sauerkraut
Sugar 1.78g 2.5g Sauerkraut
Fiber 2.9g 1.6g Sauerkraut
Calcium 30mg 27mg Sauerkraut
Iron 1.47mg 0.4mg Sauerkraut
Magnesium 13mg 16mg Daikon
Phosphorus 20mg 23mg Daikon
Potassium 170mg 227mg Daikon
Sodium 661mg 21mg Daikon
Zinc 0.19mg 0.15mg Sauerkraut
Copper 0.096mg 0.115mg Daikon
Vitamin A 18IU 0IU Sauerkraut
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 14.7mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.021mg 0.02mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.02mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B3 0.143mg 0.2mg Daikon
Vitamin B5 0.093mg 0.138mg Daikon
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.046mg Sauerkraut
Folate 24µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13µg 0.3µg Sauerkraut
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.003mg Sauerkraut
Threonine 0.025mg 0.025mg
Isoleucine 0.021mg 0.026mg Daikon
Leucine 0.029mg 0.031mg Daikon
Lysine 0.031mg 0.03mg Sauerkraut
Methionine 0.009mg 0.006mg Sauerkraut
Phenylalanine 0.023mg 0.02mg Sauerkraut
Valine 0.03mg 0.028mg Sauerkraut
Histidine 0.016mg 0.011mg Sauerkraut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.067g 0.045g Sauerkraut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sauerkraut 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
13
Sauerkraut
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
28
Sauerkraut
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%
Sauerkraut
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
4%
Sauerkraut
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Sauerkraut
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 640mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Sauerkraut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169279/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.