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Cassava vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cassava and Radish

  • Radish has less Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, and Copper than Cassava.
  • Cassava covers your daily need of Manganese 14% more than Radish.
  • Cassava has 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Radish. While Cassava has 0.087mg of Vitamin B1, Radish has only 0.012mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cassava, 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
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Radish
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -64.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -64.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +25.9%

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 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +236.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.2%
Equal in Folate - 25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
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 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +236.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.2%
Equal in Folate - 25

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.
Cassava Radish
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Cassava Radish Opinion
Net carbs 36.26g 1.8g Cassava
Protein 1.36g 0.68g Cassava
Fats 0.28g 0.1g Cassava
Carbs 38.06g 3.4g Cassava
Calories 160kcal 16kcal Cassava
Starch g 0g Radish
Fructose g 0.71g Radish
Sugar 1.7g 1.86g Cassava
Fiber 1.8g 1.6g Cassava
Calcium 16mg 25mg Radish
Iron 0.27mg 0.34mg Radish
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Cassava
Phosphorus 27mg 20mg Cassava
Potassium 271mg 233mg Cassava
Sodium 14mg 39mg Cassava
Zinc 0.34mg 0.28mg Cassava
Copper 0.1mg 0.05mg Cassava
Vitamin A 13IU 7IU Cassava
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0mg Cassava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.6mg 14.8mg Cassava
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.012mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048mg 0.039mg Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854mg 0.254mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107mg 0.165mg Radish
Vitamin B6 0.088mg 0.071mg Cassava
Folate 27µg 25µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 1.3µg Cassava
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.009mg Cassava
Threonine 0.028mg 0.023mg Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027mg 0.02mg Cassava
Leucine 0.039mg 0.031mg Cassava
Lysine 0.044mg 0.033mg Cassava
Methionine 0.011mg 0.01mg Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.036mg Radish
Valine 0.035mg 0.035mg
Histidine 0.02mg 0.013mg Cassava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.074g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.017g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.048g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cassava 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
14
Cassava
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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%
Cassava
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Cassava
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cassava
Cassava 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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.