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Potato vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Potato and Radish

  • Radish contains less Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin C, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3 than Potato.
  • Potato's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 17% higher.
  • Radish contains 7 times less Vitamin B1 than Potato. Potato contains 0.081mg of Vitamin B1, while Radish contains 0.012mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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
Potato
7
:
1
Radish
Contains more Iron +138.2%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Iron +138.2%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
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
Potato
7
:
3
Radish
Contains more Vitamin C +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +575%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +317.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
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 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +575%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +317.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +66.7%

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
18
Potato
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
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
12%
Potato
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
3%
Radish
Fats
0%
Potato
0%
Radish

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

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Potato 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 is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Radish Opinion
Calories 77 16 Potato
Protein 2.05 0.68 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.1 Radish
Vitamin C 19.7 14.8 Potato
Net carbs 15.390000343322754 1.7999999523162842 Potato
Carbs 17.49 3.4 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.34 Potato
Calcium 12 25 Radish
Potassium 425 233 Potato
Magnesium 23 10 Potato
Sugar 0.82 1.86 Potato
Fiber 2.1 1.6 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.05 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.28 Potato
Starch 15.29 0 Potato
Phosphorus 57 20 Potato
Sodium 6 39 Potato
Vitamin A 2 7 Radish
Vitamin E 0.01 0 Potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.012 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.039 Radish
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.254 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.165 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.071 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 1.3 Potato
Folate 15 25 Radish
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.032 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.017 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.048 Radish
Tryptophan 0.021 0.009 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.023 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.02 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.031 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.033 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.01 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.036 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.035 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.013 Potato
Fructose 0.26 0.71 Radish

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.