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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 Magnesium +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Iron +138.2%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Copper +120%
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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.1%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.1%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Radish Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 1.8g Potato
Protein 2.05g 0.68g Potato
Fats 0.09g 0.1g Radish
Carbs 17.49g 3.4g Potato
Calories 77kcal 16kcal Potato
Starch 15.29g 0g Potato
Fructose 0.26g 0.71g Radish
Sugar 0.82g 1.86g Potato
Fiber 2.1g 1.6g Potato
Calcium 12mg 25mg Radish
Iron 0.81mg 0.34mg Potato
Magnesium 23mg 10mg Potato
Phosphorus 57mg 20mg Potato
Potassium 425mg 233mg Potato
Sodium 6mg 39mg Potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.28mg Potato
Copper 0.11mg 0.05mg Potato
Vitamin A 2IU 7IU Radish
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0mg Potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 14.8mg Potato
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.012mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.039mg Radish
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 0.254mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.165mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.071mg Potato
Folate 15µg 25µg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 1.3µg Potato
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.009mg Potato
Threonine 0.067mg 0.023mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.02mg Potato
Leucine 0.098mg 0.031mg Potato
Lysine 0.107mg 0.033mg Potato
Methionine 0.032mg 0.01mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.036mg Potato
Valine 0.103mg 0.035mg Potato
Histidine 0.035mg 0.013mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.032g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.048g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato 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
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

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)

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.