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Radish vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Radish
Radish contains less Sugars (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Radish
Radish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 Onion
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Onion
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
6
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
8
Radish
6
Onion

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
:
2
Onion
Contains more Iron +61.9%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains more Copper +28.2%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Calcium - 23
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Contains more Iron +61.9%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains more Copper +28.2%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Calcium - 23
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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
6
:
3
Onion
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69%

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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
9%
Onion
Fats
0%
Radish
0%
Onion

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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 Onion Opinion
Calories 16 40 Onion
Protein 0.68 1.1 Onion
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 14.8 7.4 Radish
Carbs 3.4 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.21 Radish
Calcium 25 23 Radish
Potassium 233 146 Radish
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 1.86 4.24 Onion
Fiber 1.6 1.7 Onion
Copper 0.05 0.039 Radish
Zinc 0.28 0.17 Radish
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 20 29 Onion
Sodium 39 4 Onion
Vitamin A 7 2 Radish
Vitamin E 0 0.02 Onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.046 Onion
Vitamin B2 0.039 0.027 Radish
Vitamin B3 0.254 0.116 Radish
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.123 Radish
Vitamin B6 0.071 0.12 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.3 0.4 Radish
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.042 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.013 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.017 Radish
Tryptophan 0.009 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.023 0.021 Radish
Isoleucine 0.02 0.014 Radish
Leucine 0.031 0.025 Radish
Lysine 0.033 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.01 0.002 Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.025 Radish
Valine 0.035 0.021 Radish
Histidine 0.013 0.014 Onion
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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