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Carrot vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Carrot and Radish

  • Carrot has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin B6, however Radish is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C.
  • Carrot covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 93% more than Radish.
  • Carrot has 10 times more Vitamin K than Radish. While Carrot has 13.2µg of Vitamin K, Radish has only 1.3µg.
  • Radish has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Carrots, raw and Radishes, raw.

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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
Carrot
4
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4
Radish
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.5%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.5%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +11.1%

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
Carrot
8
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2
Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +238557.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +915.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +150.8%
Contains more Folate +31.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
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 +238557.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +915.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +150.8%
Contains more Folate +31.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Radish Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 1.8g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 0.68g Carrot
Fats 0.24g 0.1g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 3.4g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 16kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g 0g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g 0.71g Radish
Sugar 4.74g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 2.8g 1.6g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 25mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 0.34mg Radish
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Carrot
Phosphorus 35mg 20mg Carrot
Potassium 320mg 233mg Carrot
Sodium 69mg 39mg Radish
Zinc 0.24mg 0.28mg Radish
Copper 0.045mg 0.05mg Radish
Vitamin A 16706IU 7IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 14.8mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.012mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.039mg Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.254mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.165mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.071mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 25µg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 1.3µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.009mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg 0.023mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.02mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.031mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg 0.033mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.01mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.036mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg 0.035mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg 0.013mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.048g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carrot Radish
Low Fats diet ok
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
98
Carrot
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Carrot
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
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 - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot 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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.