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Pumpkin vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pumpkin and Radish

  • Pumpkin has more Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B2, while Radish has more Vitamin A, Vitamin E , and Vitamin C.
  • Pumpkin's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 47% higher.
  • Radish contains 3 times less Vitamin B2 than Pumpkin. Pumpkin contains 0.11mg of Vitamin B2, while Radish contains 0.039mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pumpkin, 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 +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +154%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +120%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Calcium +19%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +154%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +120%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Calcium +19%

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 +121514.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +136.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
Contains more Folate +56.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 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 A +121514.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +136.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
Contains more Folate +56.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pumpkin Radish Opinion
Calories 26kcal 16kcal Pumpkin
Protein 1g 0.68g Pumpkin
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Vitamin C 9mg 14.8mg Radish
Net carbs 6g 1.8g Pumpkin
Carbs 6.5g 3.4g Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.8mg 0.34mg Pumpkin
Calcium 21mg 25mg Radish
Potassium 340mg 233mg Pumpkin
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Pumpkin
Sugar 2.76g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 0.5g 1.6g Radish
Copper 0.127mg 0.05mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32mg 0.28mg Pumpkin
Starch g 0g Radish
Phosphorus 44mg 20mg Pumpkin
Sodium 1mg 39mg Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513IU 7IU Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06mg 0mg Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.012mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.039mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.254mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B5 0.298mg 0.165mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061mg 0.071mg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg 1.3µg Radish
Folate 16µg 25µg Radish
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005g 0.048g Radish
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.009mg Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029mg 0.023mg Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031mg 0.02mg Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046mg 0.031mg Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054mg 0.033mg Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011mg 0.01mg Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032mg 0.036mg Radish
Valine 0.035mg 0.035mg
Histidine 0.016mg 0.013mg Pumpkin
Fructose g 0.71g Radish

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Pumpkin Radish
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs 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
55
Pumpkin
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
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
6%
Pumpkin
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
3%
Radish
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.