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Mustard Greens vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mustard Greens and Radish different?

  • Mustard Greens are higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Vitamin B1, however Radish is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin E .
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Mustard Greens is 213% higher.
  • Mustard Greens contain 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Radish. While Mustard Greens contain 0.08mg of Vitamin B1, Radish contains only 0.012mg.

Mustard greens, 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 +360%
Contains more Iron +382.4%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Contains more Potassium +64.8%
Contains less Sodium -48.7%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Zinc +12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 62% 23% 25% 34% 3% 7% 56%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +360%
Contains more Iron +382.4%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Contains more Potassium +64.8%
Contains less Sodium -48.7%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Zinc +12%

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 +43100%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +373%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19707.7%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 182% 41% 0% 234% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 9% 0% 644%
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 +43100%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +373%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19707.7%
Contains more Folate +108.3%

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.
Mustard Greens Radish
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Mustard Greens Radish Opinion
Net carbs 1.47g 1.8g Radish
Protein 2.86g 0.68g Mustard Greens
Fats 0.42g 0.1g Mustard Greens
Carbs 4.67g 3.4g Mustard Greens
Calories 27kcal 16kcal Mustard Greens
Starch g 0g Radish
Fructose g 0.71g Radish
Sugar 1.32g 1.86g Mustard Greens
Fiber 3.2g 1.6g Mustard Greens
Calcium 115mg 25mg Mustard Greens
Iron 1.64mg 0.34mg Mustard Greens
Magnesium 32mg 10mg Mustard Greens
Phosphorus 58mg 20mg Mustard Greens
Potassium 384mg 233mg Mustard Greens
Sodium 20mg 39mg Mustard Greens
Zinc 0.25mg 0.28mg Radish
Copper 0.165mg 0.05mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin A 3024IU 7IU Mustard Greens
Vitamin E 2.01mg 0mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 70mg 14.8mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.012mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.039mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.8mg 0.254mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B5 0.21mg 0.165mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.071mg Mustard Greens
Folate 12µg 25µg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 257.5µg 1.3µg Mustard Greens
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Radish
Threonine mg 0.023mg Radish
Isoleucine mg 0.02mg Radish
Leucine mg 0.031mg Radish
Lysine mg 0.033mg Radish
Methionine mg 0.01mg Radish
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Radish
Valine mg 0.035mg Radish
Histidine mg 0.013mg Radish
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.032g Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.092g 0.017g Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.048g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mustard Greens 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
102
Mustard Greens
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
30
Mustard Greens
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%
Mustard Greens
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
5%
Mustard Greens
3%
Radish
Fats
2%
Mustard Greens
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens 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. Mustard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169256/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.