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Vegetable vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Vegetable and Daikon

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Iron, however Daikon has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Vegetable is 24% higher.
  • Daikon has 78 times less Vitamin K than Vegetable. Vegetable has 23.5µg of Vitamin K, while Daikon has 0.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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 +105%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.7%
Contains more Zinc +226.7%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Copper +38.6%
Equal in Calcium - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Iron +105%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.7%
Contains more Zinc +226.7%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Copper +38.6%
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 B1 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +325.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +587.5%
Contains more Folate +47.4%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
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 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +325.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +587.5%
Contains more Folate +47.4%
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.
Vegetable Daikon
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 2.5g Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 0.6g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.1g Vegetable
Carbs 13.09g 4.1g Vegetable
Calories 65kcal 18kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.12g 2.5g Daikon
Fiber 4.4g 1.6g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 0.82mg 0.4mg Vegetable
Magnesium 22mg 16mg Vegetable
Phosphorus 51mg 23mg Vegetable
Potassium 169mg 227mg Daikon
Sodium 35mg 21mg Daikon
Zinc 0.49mg 0.15mg Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.115mg Daikon
Vitamin A 4277IU 0IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0mg Vegetable
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.2mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.02mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.02mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.2mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.138mg Vegetable
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.046mg Vegetable
Folate 19µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 0.3µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.003mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg 0.025mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.026mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.031mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.03mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.006mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.02mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.028mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg 0.011mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.045g Vegetable

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vegetable 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
36
Vegetable
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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
17%
Vegetable
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Vegetable
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.