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Cauliflower vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cauliflower and Radish

  • Cauliflower is richer than Radish in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folate and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Cauliflower is 37% higher.
  • Cauliflower contains 12 times more Vitamin K than Radish. Cauliflower contains 15.5µg of Vitamin K, while Radish contains 1.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Cauliflower, 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 Iron +23.5%
Contains more Potassium +28.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +120%
Contains less Sodium -23.1%
Contains more Calcium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +28.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Iron +23.5%
Contains more Potassium +28.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +120%
Contains less Sodium -23.1%
Contains more Calcium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +28.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.28

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 C +225.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1092.3%
Contains more Folate +128%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 1% 0% 0% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 0% 4% 19%
Contains more Vitamin C +225.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1092.3%
Contains more Folate +128%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
30
Cauliflower
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
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 the food
Protein
12%
Cauliflower
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
0%
Radish

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Radish
Radish contains less Sugars (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cauliflower Radish Opinion
Calories 25 16 Cauliflower
Protein 1.92 0.68 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.1 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 48.2 14.8 Cauliflower
Carbs 4.97 3.4 Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.34 Cauliflower
Calcium 22 25 Radish
Potassium 299 233 Cauliflower
Magnesium 15 10 Cauliflower
Sugars 1.91 1.86 Radish
Fiber 2 1.6 Cauliflower
Copper 0.039 0.05 Radish
Zinc 0.27 0.28 Radish
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 44 20 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 39 Cauliflower
Vitamin A 0 7 Radish
Vitamin E 0.08 0 Cauliflower
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.012 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.039 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507 0.254 Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.165 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.071 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 1.3 Cauliflower
Folate 57 25 Cauliflower
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.032 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.017 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.048 Radish
Tryptophan 0.02 0.009 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 0.023 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 0.02 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 0.031 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 0.033 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.01 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.036 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 0.035 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.013 Cauliflower
Fructose 0.97 0.71 Cauliflower

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.