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Welsh onion vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Welsh onion and Daikon

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2 in Welsh onion is higher than in Daikon.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily need of Vitamin K 161% more than Daikon.
  • Welsh onion contains 5 times more Vitamin B2 than Daikon. While Welsh onion contains 0.09mg of Vitamin B2, Daikon contains only 0.02mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Onions, welsh, 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 +205%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +246.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Equal in Potassium - 227
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Contains more Iron +205%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +246.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Equal in Potassium - 227

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 C +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64366.7%
Contains more Folate +75%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 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 C +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64366.7%
Contains more Folate +75%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Daikon Opinion
Calories 34kcal 18kcal Welsh onion
Protein 1.9g 0.6g Welsh onion
Fats 0.4g 0.1g Welsh onion
Vitamin C 27mg 22mg Welsh onion
Net carbs 4.1g 2.5g Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5g 4.1g Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.22mg 0.4mg Welsh onion
Calcium 18mg 27mg Daikon
Potassium 212mg 227mg Daikon
Magnesium 23mg 16mg Welsh onion
Sugar 2.18g 2.5g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4g 1.6g Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.115mg Daikon
Zinc 0.52mg 0.15mg Welsh onion
Starch g g
Phosphorus 49mg 23mg Welsh onion
Sodium 17mg 21mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1160IU 0IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.02mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.02mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.2mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.138mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.046mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 0.3µg Welsh onion
Folate 16µg 28µg Daikon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.017g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.045g Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.003mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074mg 0.025mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.026mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg 0.031mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg 0.03mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021mg 0.006mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.02mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.084mg 0.028mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033mg 0.011mg Welsh onion
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Welsh onion Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
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
61
Welsh onion
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
4%
Daikon
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.