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Cucumber vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Radish
Radish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 0.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cucumber Radish
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cucumber Radish
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
9
Cucumber
9
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cucumber
8
Radish

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
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5
Radish
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +58.5%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +58.5%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Zinc +40%

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
:
4
Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +1400%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57%
Contains more Vitamin K +1161.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1400%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57%
Contains more Vitamin K +1161.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.5%

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 the food
Protein
4%
Cucumber
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Cucumber
0%
Radish

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cucumber Radish Opinion
Calories 15 16 Radish
Protein 0.65 0.68 Radish
Fats 0.11 0.1 Cucumber
Vitamin C 2.8 14.8 Radish
Carbs 3.63 3.4 Cucumber
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.34 Radish
Calcium 16 25 Radish
Potassium 147 233 Radish
Magnesium 13 10 Cucumber
Sugars 1.67 1.86 Radish
Fiber 0.5 1.6 Radish
Copper 0.041 0.05 Radish
Zinc 0.2 0.28 Radish
Starch 0.83 0 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 20 Cucumber
Sodium 2 39 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 7 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03 0 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.012 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.039 Radish
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.254 Radish
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.165 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.071 Radish
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 1.3 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.032 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.017 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.048 Radish
Tryptophan 0.005 0.009 Radish
Threonine 0.019 0.023 Radish
Isoleucine 0.021 0.02 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 0.031 Radish
Lysine 0.029 0.033 Radish
Methionine 0.006 0.01 Radish
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.036 Radish
Valine 0.022 0.035 Radish
Histidine 0.01 0.013 Radish
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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