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Radish vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Radish and Chinese cabbage

  • Chinese cabbage is higher than Radish in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Folate, Vitamin B6, Calcium and Iron.
  • Chinese cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 37% more than Radish.
  • Radish contains 2 times more Fiber than Chinese cabbage. While Radish contains 1.6g of Fiber, Chinese cabbage contains only 1g.

Food varieties used in this article are Radishes, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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
Radish
3
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Contains more Copper +138.1%
Contains more Zinc +47.4%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Equal in Potassium - 252
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Copper +138.1%
Contains more Zinc +47.4%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Equal in Potassium - 252

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
Radish
1
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +63728.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Folate +164%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +63728.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Folate +164%

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
10
Radish
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
11
Radish
17
Chinese cabbage

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
4%
Radish
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
0%
Radish
1%
Chinese cabbage

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.
Radish Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Radish Chinese cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage 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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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 Radish Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 16 13 Radish
Protein 0.68 1.5 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.2 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 14.8 45 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 3.4 2.18 Radish
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.8 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 25 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 233 252 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 10 19 Chinese cabbage
Sugars 1.86 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1.6 1 Radish
Copper 0.05 0.021 Radish
Zinc 0.28 0.19 Radish
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 20 37 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 39 65 Radish
Vitamin A 7 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0 0.09 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.04 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.039 0.07 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.254 0.5 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.088 Radish
Vitamin B6 0.071 0.194 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.3 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folate 25 66 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.015 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.096 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.009 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.023 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.02 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.031 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.033 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.01 0.009 Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.035 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.013 0.026 Chinese cabbage
Fructose 0.71 Radish

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/nutrients
  2. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.