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Radish vs. Tomato — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Radish and Tomato different?

  • Radish contains less Vitamin K than Tomato.

Radishes, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Radish
4
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6
Tomato
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Copper +18%
Contains more Manganese +65.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 237
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17% 10% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20% 15% 0%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Copper +18%
Contains more Manganese +65.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 237

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Radish
4
:
7
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +11800%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +507.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 13.7
Equal in Choline - 6.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 50% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 19% 0% 4% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 4% 20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +11800%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +507.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 13.7
Equal in Choline - 6.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Radish
2
:
3
Tomato
Contains more Protein +29.4%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +14.4%
Equal in Water - 94.52
Equal in Other - 0.51
3% 95%
Protein: 0.68 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 3.4 g
Water: 95.27 g
Other: 0.55 g
4% 95%
Protein: 0.88 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 3.89 g
Water: 94.52 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Protein +29.4%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +14.4%
Equal in Water - 94.52
Equal in Other - 0.51

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Radish
0
:
3
Tomato
Contains less Saturated Fat -12.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +82.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.9%
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.048 g
20% 22% 58%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.031 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.083 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -12.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +82.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.9%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Radish
1
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2
Tomato
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +19%
Contains more Fructose +93%
5% 56% 38%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.1 g
Glucose: 1.05 g
Fructose: 0.71 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
48% 52%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.25 g
Fructose: 1.37 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +19%
Contains more Fructose +93%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Radish Tomato
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Radish Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 1.8g 2.69g Tomato
Protein 0.68g 0.88g Tomato
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Tomato
Carbs 3.4g 3.89g Tomato
Calories 16kcal 18kcal Tomato
Fructose 0.71g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 1.86g 2.63g Radish
Fiber 1.6g 1.2g Radish
Calcium 25mg 10mg Radish
Iron 0.34mg 0.27mg Radish
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Tomato
Phosphorus 20mg 24mg Tomato
Potassium 233mg 237mg Tomato
Sodium 39mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.28mg 0.17mg Radish
Copper 0.05mg 0.059mg Tomato
Manganese 0.069mg 0.114mg Tomato
Selenium 0.6µg 0µg Radish
Vitamin A 7IU 833IU Tomato
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 42µg Tomato
Vitamin E 0mg 0.54mg Tomato
Vitamin C 14.8mg 13.7mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.037mg Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.019mg Radish
Vitamin B3 0.254mg 0.594mg Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.089mg Radish
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.08mg Tomato
Folate 25µg 15µg Radish
Choline 6.5mg 6.7mg Tomato
Vitamin K 1.3µg 7.9µg Tomato
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.006mg Radish
Threonine 0.023mg 0.027mg Tomato
Isoleucine 0.02mg 0.018mg Radish
Leucine 0.031mg 0.025mg Radish
Lysine 0.033mg 0.027mg Radish
Methionine 0.01mg 0.006mg Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.027mg Radish
Valine 0.035mg 0.018mg Radish
Histidine 0.013mg 0.014mg Tomato
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.031g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.083g Tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Radish Tomato
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Radish
15%
Tomato
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Radish
9%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.77g)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/nutrients
  2. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.