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Radish vs. Zucchini — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Radish and Zucchini?

  • Zucchini has more Vitamin B6 than Radish.
  • Zucchini has 2 times less Fiber than Radish. Radish has 1.6g of Fiber, while Zucchini has 1g.

We used Radishes, raw and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw types in this comparison.

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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.
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Manganese +156.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.37
Equal in Copper - 0.053
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 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18% 24% 2%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Manganese +156.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.37
Equal in Copper - 0.053

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
1
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Contains more Vitamin A +2757.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.6%
Contains more Choline +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +230.8%
Equal in Folate - 24
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 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 6% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +2757.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.6%
Contains more Choline +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +230.8%
Equal in Folate - 24

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +77.9%
Contains more Fats +220%
Equal in Carbs - 3.11
Equal in Water - 94.79
Equal in Other - 0.57
3% 95%
Protein: 0.68 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 3.4 g
Water: 95.27 g
Other: 0.55 g
3% 95%
Protein: 1.21 g
Fats: 0.32 g
Carbs: 3.11 g
Water: 94.79 g
Other: 0.57 g
Contains more Protein +77.9%
Contains more Fats +220%
Equal in Carbs - 3.11
Equal in Water - 94.79
Equal in Other - 0.57

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +54.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +89.6%
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.048 g
45% 6% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.084 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.091 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +54.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +89.6%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +100%
Contains more Fructose +94.4%
Equal in Glucose - 1.07
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
2% 43% 55%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.05 g
Glucose: 1.07 g
Fructose: 1.38 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +100%
Contains more Fructose +94.4%
Equal in Glucose - 1.07

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Radish Zucchini Opinion
Net carbs 1.8g 2.11g Zucchini
Protein 0.68g 1.21g Zucchini
Fats 0.1g 0.32g Zucchini
Carbs 3.4g 3.11g Radish
Calories 16kcal 17kcal Zucchini
Fructose 0.71g 1.38g Zucchini
Sugar 1.86g 2.5g Radish
Fiber 1.6g 1g Radish
Calcium 25mg 16mg Radish
Iron 0.34mg 0.37mg Zucchini
Magnesium 10mg 18mg Zucchini
Phosphorus 20mg 38mg Zucchini
Potassium 233mg 261mg Zucchini
Sodium 39mg 8mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.28mg 0.32mg Zucchini
Copper 0.05mg 0.053mg Zucchini
Manganese 0.069mg 0.177mg Zucchini
Selenium 0.6µg 0.2µg Radish
Vitamin A 7IU 200IU Zucchini
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 10µg Zucchini
Vitamin E 0mg 0.12mg Zucchini
Vitamin C 14.8mg 17.9mg Zucchini
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.045mg Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.094mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.254mg 0.451mg Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.204mg Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.163mg Zucchini
Folate 25µg 24µg Radish
Choline 6.5mg 9.5mg Zucchini
Vitamin K 1.3µg 4.3µg Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.01mg Zucchini
Threonine 0.023mg 0.029mg Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.02mg 0.044mg Zucchini
Leucine 0.031mg 0.071mg Zucchini
Lysine 0.033mg 0.067mg Zucchini
Methionine 0.01mg 0.018mg Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.043mg Zucchini
Valine 0.035mg 0.054mg Zucchini
Histidine 0.013mg 0.026mg Zucchini
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.084g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.011g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.091g Zucchini
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.03g Zucchini
Omega-3 - ALA 0.061g Zucchini

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Radish Zucchini
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%
Zucchini
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Radish
12%
Zucchini

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
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)

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.