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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" chart 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 Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
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 Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +45.6%

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 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
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
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 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

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.
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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
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
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0.3µg Tomatillo
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 0.139g 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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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
Tomatillo
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
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%
Tomatillo
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
4%
Daikon
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
0%
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

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. 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.