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Radish vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Radish and Ginger

  • Radish is higher in Vitamin C, yet Ginger is higher in Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Ginger covers your daily Copper needs 20% more than Radish.
  • Radish contains 3 times more Vitamin C than Ginger. While Radish contains 14.8mg of Vitamin C, Ginger contains only 5mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Radishes, raw and Ginger root, 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
1
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7
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +330%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +78.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Contains more Copper +352%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +330%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +78.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Contains more Copper +352%

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
5
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5
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +196%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.7%
Contains more Folate +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.4%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +196%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.7%
Contains more Folate +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Radish Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 1.8g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 0.68g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 0.1g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 3.4g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 16kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch 0g g Radish
Fructose 0.71g g Radish
Sugar 1.86g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 1.6g 2g Ginger
Calcium 25mg 16mg Radish
Iron 0.34mg 0.6mg Ginger
Magnesium 10mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 20mg 34mg Ginger
Potassium 233mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 39mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.28mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.05mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Radish
Vitamin E 0mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 14.8mg 5mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.025mg Ginger
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.034mg Radish
Vitamin B3 0.254mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.203mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 25µg 11µg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.3µg 0.1µg Radish
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine 0.023mg 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.02mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine 0.031mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine 0.033mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine 0.01mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine 0.035mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine 0.013mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.203g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Radish Ginger
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
10
Radish
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
11
Radish
24
Ginger

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
4%
Radish
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
18%
Ginger
Fats
0%
Radish
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.171g)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger 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. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/nutrients
  2. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.