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Tomatillo vs. Daikon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tomatillo and Daikon

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K, however, Daikon has more Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6651% higher.
  • Daikon has 34 times less Vitamin K than Tomatillo. Tomatillo has 10.1µg of Vitamin K, while Daikon has 0.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Tomatillos, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +55%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Manganese +402531.6%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27% 19957% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39% 5% 4%
Contains more Iron +55%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Manganese +402531.6%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Contains more Selenium +40%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +88%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.138
Equal in Choline - 7.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 5% 26%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 74% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 22% 0% 4% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +88%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.138
Equal in Choline - 7.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +60%
Contains more Fats +920%
Contains more Carbs +42.4%
Equal in Water - 94.62
Equal in Other - 0.58
6% 92%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 5.84 g
Water: 91.63 g
Other: 0.55 g
4% 95%
Protein: 0.6 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.1 g
Water: 94.62 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Protein +60%
Contains more Fats +920%
Contains more Carbs +42.4%
Equal in Water - 94.62
Equal in Other - 0.58

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +811.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +826.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.4%
20% 22% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.139 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.417 g
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.045 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +811.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +826.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tomatillo Daikon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 2.5g Tomatillo
Protein 0.96g 0.6g Tomatillo
Fats 1.02g 0.1g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 4.1g Tomatillo
Calories 32kcal 18kcal Tomatillo
Sugar 3.93g 2.5g Daikon
Fiber 1.9g 1.6g Tomatillo
Calcium 7mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 0.62mg 0.4mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 16mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 23mg Tomatillo
Potassium 268mg 227mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 21mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.15mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.079mg 0.115mg Daikon
Manganese 153mg 0.038mg Tomatillo
Selenium 0.5µg 0.7µg Daikon
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Tomatillo
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0mg Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.02mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.02mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.2mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.138mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.046mg Tomatillo
Folate 7µg 28µg Daikon
Choline 7.6mg 7.3mg Tomatillo
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0.3µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.003mg Daikon
Threonine 0.025mg Daikon
Isoleucine 0.026mg Daikon
Leucine 0.031mg Daikon
Lysine 0.03mg Daikon
Methionine 0.006mg Daikon
Phenylalanine 0.02mg Daikon
Valine 0.028mg Daikon
Histidine 0.011mg Daikon
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.017g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.045g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Daikon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Tomatillo
10%
Daikon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
2007%
Tomatillo
12%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.43g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.109g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.