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Summer squash vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Radish
Radish contains less Sugars (difference - 0.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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.
Summer squash Radish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Summer squash Radish
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
16
Summer squash
9
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
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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1
Radish
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Copper - 0.05
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Copper - 0.05
Equal in Zinc - 0.28

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
:
1
Radish
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2757.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207%
Contains more Vitamin K +130.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.165
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2757.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207%
Contains more Vitamin K +130.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.165

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
7%
Summer squash
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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 Summer squash Radish Opinion
Calories 16 16
Protein 1.21 0.68 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.1 Summer squash
Vitamin C 17 14.8 Summer squash
Carbs 3.35 3.4 Radish
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.34 Summer squash
Calcium 15 25 Radish
Potassium 262 233 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 10 Summer squash
Sugars 2.2 1.86 Summer squash
Fiber 1.1 1.6 Radish
Copper 0.051 0.05 Summer squash
Zinc 0.29 0.28 Summer squash
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 38 20 Summer squash
Sodium 2 39 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 7 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.012 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.039 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.254 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.165 Radish
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.071 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 1.3 Summer squash
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.032 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.017 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.048 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.009 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 0.023 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 0.02 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 0.031 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 0.033 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 0.01 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.036 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 0.035 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 0.013 Summer squash
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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