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Radish vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Radish and Summer squash

  • The amount of Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2 in Summer squash is higher than in Radish.
  • Summer squash covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 11% more than Radish.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Radishes, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, 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
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.35
Equal in Zinc - 0.29
Equal in Copper - 0.051
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% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.35
Equal in Zinc - 0.29
Equal in Copper - 0.051

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +2757.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207%
Contains more Folate +16%
Contains more Vitamin K +130.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
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 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2757.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207%
Contains more Folate +16%
Contains more Vitamin K +130.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Radish Summer squash Opinion
Net carbs 1.8g 2.25g Summer squash
Protein 0.68g 1.21g Summer squash
Fats 0.1g 0.18g Summer squash
Carbs 3.4g 3.35g Radish
Calories 16kcal 16kcal
Starch 0g g Radish
Fructose 0.71g 0.95g Summer squash
Sugar 1.86g 2.2g Radish
Fiber 1.6g 1.1g Radish
Calcium 25mg 15mg Radish
Iron 0.34mg 0.35mg Summer squash
Magnesium 10mg 17mg Summer squash
Phosphorus 20mg 38mg Summer squash
Potassium 233mg 262mg Summer squash
Sodium 39mg 2mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.28mg 0.29mg Summer squash
Copper 0.05mg 0.051mg Summer squash
Vitamin A 7IU 200IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 0mg 0.12mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 14.8mg 17mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.048mg Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.254mg 0.487mg Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.155mg Radish
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.218mg Summer squash
Folate 25µg 29µg Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.3µg 3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.011mg Summer squash
Threonine 0.023mg 0.028mg Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.02mg 0.042mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.031mg 0.069mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.033mg 0.065mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.01mg 0.017mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.041mg Summer squash
Valine 0.035mg 0.053mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.013mg 0.025mg Summer squash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.044g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.016g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.089g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Radish Summer squash
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
11
Radish
12
Summer squash

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%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
3%
Summer squash
Fats
0%
Radish
1%
Summer squash

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.