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Turnip vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turnip and Daikon

    Food types used in this article are Turnips, 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
    Turnip
    3
    :
    5
    Daikon
    Contains more Calcium +11.1%
    Contains more Zinc +80%
    Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
    Contains more Iron +33.3%
    Contains more Potassium +18.8%
    Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
    Contains more Copper +35.3%
    Contains less Sodium -68.7%
    Equal in Calcium - 27
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
    Contains more Calcium +11.1%
    Contains more Zinc +80%
    Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
    Contains more Iron +33.3%
    Contains more Potassium +18.8%
    Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
    Contains more Copper +35.3%
    Contains less Sodium -68.7%
    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
    Turnip
    6
    :
    3
    Daikon
    Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
    Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.9%
    Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
    Contains more Vitamin K +200%
    Contains more Folate +86.7%
    Equal in Vitamin C - 22
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 0% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 0% 1% 12%
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 74% 0% 0% 0% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 0% 1% 22%
    Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
    Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.9%
    Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
    Contains more Vitamin K +200%
    Contains more Folate +86.7%
    Equal in Vitamin C - 22

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

    All nutrients comparison - raw data values

    Nutrient Turnip Daikon Opinion
    Calories 28kcal 18kcal Turnip
    Protein 0.9g 0.6g Turnip
    Fats 0.1g 0.1g
    Vitamin C 21mg 22mg Daikon
    Net carbs 4.63g 2.5g Turnip
    Carbs 6.43g 4.1g Turnip
    Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
    Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
    Iron 0.3mg 0.4mg Daikon
    Calcium 30mg 27mg Turnip
    Potassium 191mg 227mg Daikon
    Magnesium 11mg 16mg Daikon
    Sugar 3.8g 2.5g Daikon
    Fiber 1.8g 1.6g Turnip
    Copper 0.085mg 0.115mg Daikon
    Zinc 0.27mg 0.15mg Turnip
    Starch g g
    Phosphorus 27mg 23mg Turnip
    Sodium 67mg 21mg Daikon
    Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
    Vitamin E 0.03mg 0mg Turnip
    Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
    Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.02mg Turnip
    Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.02mg Turnip
    Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.2mg Turnip
    Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.138mg Turnip
    Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.046mg Turnip
    Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
    Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.3µg Daikon
    Folate 15µg 28µg Daikon
    Trans Fat 0g 0g
    Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.03g Turnip
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.017g Daikon
    Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.045g Turnip
    Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.003mg Turnip
    Threonine 0.025mg 0.025mg
    Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.026mg Turnip
    Leucine 0.033mg 0.031mg Turnip
    Lysine 0.036mg 0.03mg Turnip
    Methionine 0.011mg 0.006mg Turnip
    Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.02mg Daikon
    Valine 0.03mg 0.028mg Turnip
    Histidine 0.014mg 0.011mg Turnip
    Fructose g g

    Which food is preferable for your diet?

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    ok
    is better in case of low diet
    Turnip Daikon
    Low Calories diet ok
    Low Fats diet Equal
    Low Carbs 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
    12
    Turnip
    11
    Daikon
    Mineral Summary Score
    13
    Turnip
    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%
    Turnip
    4%
    Daikon
    Carbohydrates
    6%
    Turnip
    4%
    Daikon
    Fats
    0%
    Turnip
    0%
    Daikon

    Comparison summary

    Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
    Turnip
    Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
    Which food is cheaper?
    Turnip
    Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
    Which food is lower in Sugar?
    Daikon
    Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.3g)
    Which food contains less Sodium?
    Daikon
    Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
    Which food is lower in glycemic index?
    Daikon
    Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
    Which food contains less Cholesterol?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
    Which food is richer in minerals?
    ?
    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?
    ?
    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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.