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Cabbage vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cabbage and Radish different?

  • Radish contains less Vitamin K, and Vitamin C than Cabbage.
  • Cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin K 62% more than Radish.
  • Cabbage has 2 times more Vitamin C than Radish. Cabbage has 36.6mg of Vitamin C, while Radish has 14.8mg.

Cabbage, raw and Radishes, raw types were 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
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Radish
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Contains more Copper +163.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Contains more Copper +163.2%

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 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +408.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +72%
Contains more Vitamin K +5746.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.039
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 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 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
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 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +408.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +72%
Contains more Vitamin K +5746.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.039
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.254

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.
Cabbage Radish
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Radish Opinion
Net carbs 3.3g 1.8g Cabbage
Protein 1.28g 0.68g Cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 5.8g 3.4g Cabbage
Calories 25kcal 16kcal Cabbage
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.45g 0.71g Cabbage
Sugar 3.2g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 2.5g 1.6g Cabbage
Calcium 40mg 25mg Cabbage
Iron 0.47mg 0.34mg Cabbage
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Cabbage
Phosphorus 26mg 20mg Cabbage
Potassium 170mg 233mg Radish
Sodium 18mg 39mg Cabbage
Zinc 0.18mg 0.28mg Radish
Copper 0.019mg 0.05mg Radish
Vitamin A 98IU 7IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0mg Cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.6mg 14.8mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.012mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.039mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 0.254mg Radish
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.165mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.071mg Cabbage
Folate 43µg 25µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 76µg 1.3µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.009mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.035mg 0.023mg Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.02mg Cabbage
Leucine 0.041mg 0.031mg Cabbage
Lysine 0.044mg 0.033mg Cabbage
Methionine 0.012mg 0.01mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032mg 0.036mg Radish
Valine 0.042mg 0.035mg Cabbage
Histidine 0.022mg 0.013mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.017g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.048g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
35
Cabbage
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
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
8%
Cabbage
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
3%
Radish
Fats
0%
Cabbage
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage 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 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.

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.