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Yam vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Yam
Yam contains less Sugars (difference - 1.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Yam
Yam is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Yam Radish
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Yam 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
16
Yam
9
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
19
Yam
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
Yam
6
:
2
Radish
Contains more Iron +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +250.2%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +256%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Iron +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +250.2%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +256%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%

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
Yam
8
:
1
Radish
Contains more Vitamin C +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1871.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +312.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1871.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +312.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.9%

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
9%
Yam
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
28%
Yam
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Yam
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 Yam Radish Opinion
Calories 118 16 Yam
Protein 1.53 0.68 Yam
Fats 0.17 0.1 Yam
Vitamin C 17.1 14.8 Yam
Carbs 27.88 3.4 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.54 0.34 Yam
Calcium 17 25 Radish
Potassium 816 233 Yam
Magnesium 21 10 Yam
Sugars 0.5 1.86 Radish
Fiber 4.1 1.6 Yam
Copper 0.178 0.05 Yam
Zinc 0.24 0.28 Radish
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 55 20 Yam
Sodium 9 39 Yam
Vitamin A 138 7 Yam
Vitamin E 0.35 0 Yam
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.112 0.012 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.039 Radish
Vitamin B3 0.552 0.254 Yam
Vitamin B5 0.314 0.165 Yam
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.071 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.3 1.3 Yam
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.032 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.017 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.048 Yam
Tryptophan 0.012 0.009 Yam
Threonine 0.054 0.023 Yam
Isoleucine 0.052 0.02 Yam
Leucine 0.096 0.031 Yam
Lysine 0.059 0.033 Yam
Methionine 0.021 0.01 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.071 0.036 Yam
Valine 0.062 0.035 Yam
Histidine 0.034 0.013 Yam
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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