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Beetroot vs. Radish seeds — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Beetroot and Radish seeds?

  • Beetroot is richer in Potassium, yet Radish seeds are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Radish seeds' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 27% higher.
  • Beetroot has 4 times more Potassium than Radish seeds. Beetroot has 325mg of Potassium, while Radish seeds have 86mg.
  • Beetroot contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Beets, raw and Radish seeds, sprouted, raw types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +277.9%
Contains more Manganese +26.5%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +218.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Copper +60%
Equal in Iron - 0.86
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25% 43% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 33% 32% 49% 8% 1% 16% 40% 34% 4%
Contains more Potassium +277.9%
Contains more Manganese +26.5%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +218.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Copper +60%
Equal in Iron - 0.86

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Folate +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1084.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +489.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +229%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +754.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +325.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 4% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 24% 0% 0% 97% 26% 24% 54% 44% 66% 72% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Folate +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1084.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +489.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +229%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +754.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +325.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +165.6%
Contains more Protein +136.6%
Contains more Fats +1388.2%
Equal in Water - 90.07
10% 88%
Protein: 1.61 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 9.56 g
Water: 87.58 g
Other: 1.08 g
4% 3% 4% 90%
Protein: 3.81 g
Fats: 2.53 g
Carbs: 3.6 g
Water: 90.07 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Carbs +165.6%
Contains more Protein +136.6%
Contains more Fats +1388.2%
Equal in Water - 90.07

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1209.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1801.7%
23% 27% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.06 g
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.767 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.419 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.141 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1209.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1801.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Beetroot Radish seeds
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Radish seeds Opinion
Net carbs 6.76g 3.6g Beetroot
Protein 1.61g 3.81g Radish seeds
Fats 0.17g 2.53g Radish seeds
Carbs 9.56g 3.6g Beetroot
Calories 43kcal 43kcal
Sugar 6.76g Radish seeds
Fiber 2.8g Beetroot
Calcium 16mg 51mg Radish seeds
Iron 0.8mg 0.86mg Radish seeds
Magnesium 23mg 44mg Radish seeds
Phosphorus 40mg 113mg Radish seeds
Potassium 325mg 86mg Beetroot
Sodium 78mg 6mg Radish seeds
Zinc 0.35mg 0.56mg Radish seeds
Copper 0.075mg 0.12mg Radish seeds
Manganese 0.329mg 0.26mg Beetroot
Selenium 0.7µg 0.6µg Beetroot
Vitamin A 33IU 391IU Radish seeds
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 20µg Radish seeds
Vitamin E 0.04mg Beetroot
Vitamin C 4.9mg 28.9mg Radish seeds
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.102mg Radish seeds
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.103mg Radish seeds
Vitamin B3 0.334mg 2.853mg Radish seeds
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.733mg Radish seeds
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.285mg Radish seeds
Folate 109µg 95µg Beetroot
Choline 6mg Beetroot
Vitamin K 0.2µg Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine 0.047mg Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048mg Beetroot
Leucine 0.068mg Beetroot
Lysine 0.058mg Beetroot
Methionine 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046mg Beetroot
Valine 0.056mg Beetroot
Histidine 0.021mg Beetroot
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.767g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.419g Radish seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06g 1.141g Radish seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beetroot Radish seeds
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Beetroot
31%
Radish seeds
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Beetroot
23%
Radish seeds

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish seeds
Radish seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish seeds
Radish seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish seeds
Radish seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish seeds
Radish seeds is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.74g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/nutrients
  2. Radish seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170095/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.