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Radish vs Cucumber - 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.
Radish Cucumber
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
Radish Cucumber
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
Radish
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
8
Radish
6
Cucumber

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
Radish
5
:
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%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%

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
Radish
4
:
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%
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%

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%
Radish
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
4%
Cucumber
Fats
0%
Radish
1%
Cucumber

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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 Radish Cucumber Opinion
Calories 16 15 Radish
Protein 0.68 0.65 Radish
Fats 0.1 0.11 Cucumber
Vitamin C 14.8 2.8 Radish
Carbs 3.4 3.63 Cucumber
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.28 Radish
Calcium 25 16 Radish
Potassium 233 147 Radish
Magnesium 10 13 Cucumber
Sugars 1.86 1.67 Radish
Fiber 1.6 0.5 Radish
Copper 0.05 0.041 Radish
Zinc 0.28 0.2 Radish
Starch 0 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 20 24 Cucumber
Sodium 39 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 7 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.027 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.039 0.033 Radish
Vitamin B3 0.254 0.098 Radish
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.071 0.04 Radish
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.3 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.037 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.005 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.032 Radish
Tryptophan 0.009 0.005 Radish
Threonine 0.023 0.019 Radish
Isoleucine 0.02 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.031 0.029 Radish
Lysine 0.033 0.029 Radish
Methionine 0.01 0.006 Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.019 Radish
Valine 0.035 0.022 Radish
Histidine 0.013 0.01 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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