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Broccoli vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Broccoli and Radish different?

  • Broccoli has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin E than Radish.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Broccoli is 84% higher.
  • Broccoli contains 10000000 times more Vitamin E than Radish. While Broccoli contains 0.78mg of Vitamin E , Radish contains only 0mg.

Broccoli, raw and Radishes, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +88%
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +230%
Contains more Potassium +35.6%
Contains less Sodium -15.4%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.05
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +88%
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +230%
Contains more Potassium +35.6%
Contains less Sodium -15.4%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.05

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
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Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +8800%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +491.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.5%
Contains more Folate +152%
Contains more Vitamin K +7715.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 50% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 19% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +8800%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +491.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.5%
Contains more Folate +152%
Contains more Vitamin K +7715.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Broccoli Radish
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Radish Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 1.8g Broccoli
Protein 2.82g 0.68g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.1g Broccoli
Carbs 6.64g 3.4g Broccoli
Calories 34kcal 16kcal Broccoli
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 0.68g 0.71g Radish
Sugar 1.7g 1.86g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 1.6g Broccoli
Calcium 47mg 25mg Broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 0.34mg Broccoli
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 20mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 233mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 39mg Broccoli
Zinc 0.41mg 0.28mg Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.05mg Radish
Vitamin A 623IU 7IU Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 14.8mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.012mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.039mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0.254mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.165mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.071mg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 25µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 1.3µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.009mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg 0.023mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.02mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg 0.031mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg 0.033mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg 0.01mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg 0.036mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg 0.035mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg 0.013mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.048g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
65
Broccoli
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
11
Radish

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 food.
Protein
17%
Broccoli
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
3%
Radish
Fats
2%
Broccoli
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
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?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients
  2. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/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.