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Radish vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Radish and Onion

  • Onion contains less Vitamin C than Radish.
  • Onion contains 2 times less Potassium than Radish. Radish contains 233mg of Potassium, while Onion contains 146mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Radish is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Radishes, raw and Onions, 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
5
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2
Onion
Contains more Iron +61.9%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Copper +28.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Calcium - 23
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Contains more Iron +61.9%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Copper +28.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Calcium - 23
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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
7
:
3
Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69%
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 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69%

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 Onion
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Radish Onion Opinion
Net carbs 1.8g 7.64g Onion
Protein 0.68g 1.1g Onion
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 3.4g 9.34g Onion
Calories 16kcal 40kcal Onion
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 0.71g 1.29g Onion
Sugar 1.86g 4.24g Radish
Fiber 1.6g 1.7g Onion
Calcium 25mg 23mg Radish
Iron 0.34mg 0.21mg Radish
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 20mg 29mg Onion
Potassium 233mg 146mg Radish
Sodium 39mg 4mg Onion
Zinc 0.28mg 0.17mg Radish
Copper 0.05mg 0.039mg Radish
Vitamin A 7IU 2IU Radish
Vitamin E 0mg 0.02mg Onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 14.8mg 7.4mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.046mg Onion
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.027mg Radish
Vitamin B3 0.254mg 0.116mg Radish
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.123mg Radish
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.12mg Onion
Folate 25µg 19µg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.3µg 0.4µg Radish
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.014mg Onion
Threonine 0.023mg 0.021mg Radish
Isoleucine 0.02mg 0.014mg Radish
Leucine 0.031mg 0.025mg Radish
Lysine 0.033mg 0.039mg Onion
Methionine 0.01mg 0.002mg Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.025mg Radish
Valine 0.035mg 0.021mg Radish
Histidine 0.013mg 0.014mg Onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.042g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.013g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.017g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Radish Onion
Low Fats diet Equal
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
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
11
Radish
8
Onion

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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
9%
Onion
Fats
0%
Radish
0%
Onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Radish
Radish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Radish
Radish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/nutrients
  2. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.