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Radish vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Radish and Winter melon

  • Radish has more Potassium, however Winter melon has more Vitamin B2, and Fiber.
  • Radish has 5 times more Folate than Winter melon. Radish has 25µg of Folate, while Winter melon has 5µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Radishes, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +3783.3%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +117.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 15% 8% 9% 1% 15% 17% 8%
Contains more Calcium +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +3783.3%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +117.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 19

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.5%
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% 0% 0% 44% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 4% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Radish Winter melon Opinion
Net carbs 1.8g 0.1g Radish
Protein 0.68g 0.4g Radish
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Winter melon
Carbs 3.4g 3g Radish
Calories 16kcal 13kcal Radish
Starch 0g g Radish
Fructose 0.71g g Radish
Sugar 1.86g g Winter melon
Fiber 1.6g 2.9g Winter melon
Calcium 25mg 19mg Radish
Iron 0.34mg 0.4mg Winter melon
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 20mg 19mg Radish
Potassium 233mg 6mg Radish
Sodium 39mg 111mg Radish
Zinc 0.28mg 0.61mg Winter melon
Copper 0.05mg 0.023mg Radish
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Radish
Vitamin E 0mg mg Radish
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 14.8mg 13mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.04mg Winter melon
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.254mg 0.4mg Winter melon
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.133mg Radish
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.035mg Radish
Folate 25µg 5µg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.3µg µg Radish
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.002mg Radish
Threonine 0.023mg mg Radish
Isoleucine 0.02mg mg Radish
Leucine 0.031mg mg Radish
Lysine 0.033mg 0.009mg Radish
Methionine 0.01mg 0.003mg Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Radish
Valine 0.035mg mg Radish
Histidine 0.013mg mg Radish
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.087g Winter melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Radish Winter melon
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
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Radish
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
3%
Winter melon
Fats
0%
Radish
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.86g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 72mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Radish
Radish 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 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.

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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.