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Radish vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Radish
Radish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 0.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 Jícama
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars 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 vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Radish Jícama
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
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
8
Radish
6
Jícama

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 Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Potassium +55.3%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.048
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Potassium +55.3%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.048
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%

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%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
9%
Jícama
Fats
0%
Radish
0%
Jícama

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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 Jícama Opinion
Calories 16 38 Jícama
Protein 0.68 0.72 Jícama
Fats 0.1 0.09 Radish
Vitamin C 14.8 20.2 Jícama
Carbs 3.4 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.6 Jícama
Calcium 25 12 Radish
Potassium 233 150 Radish
Magnesium 10 12 Jícama
Sugars 1.86 1.8 Radish
Fiber 1.6 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.05 0.048 Radish
Zinc 0.28 0.16 Radish
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 20 18 Radish
Sodium 39 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 7 21 Jícama
Vitamin E 0 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.02 Jícama
Vitamin B2 0.039 0.029 Radish
Vitamin B3 0.254 0.2 Radish
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.135 Radish
Vitamin B6 0.071 0.042 Radish
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.3 0.3 Radish
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.005 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.043 Radish
Tryptophan 0.009 Radish
Threonine 0.023 0.018 Radish
Isoleucine 0.02 0.016 Radish
Leucine 0.031 0.025 Radish
Lysine 0.033 0.026 Radish
Methionine 0.01 0.007 Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.017 Radish
Valine 0.035 0.022 Radish
Histidine 0.013 0.019 Jícama
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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