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Shallot vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Shallot and Radish?

  • Shallot is richer in Vitamin B6, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, and Phosphorus, while Radish is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Shallot's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 21% higher.
  • Radish has 4 times less Manganese than Shallot. Shallot has 0.292mg of Manganese, while Radish has 0.069mg.
  • Radish is lower in Sugar.

We used Shallots, raw and Radishes, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Radish
Contains more Calcium +48%
Contains more Iron +252.9%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +48%
Contains more Iron +252.9%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +76%

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
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Radish
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +385.9%
Contains more Folate +36%
Contains more Vitamin A +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +85%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +385.9%
Contains more Folate +36%
Contains more Vitamin A +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +85%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.5%

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.
Shallot Radish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Radish Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 1.8g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 0.68g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 16.8g 3.4g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 16kcal Shallot
Starch g 0g Radish
Fructose g 0.71g Radish
Sugar 7.87g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 3.2g 1.6g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 25mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 0.34mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 20mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 233mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 39mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.28mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.05mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 7IU Radish
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0mg Shallot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 14.8mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.012mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.039mg Radish
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.254mg Radish
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.165mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.071mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 25µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 1.3µg Radish
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.009mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg 0.023mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.02mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg 0.031mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.033mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg 0.01mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.036mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg 0.035mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg 0.013mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.032g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.048g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shallot Radish
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
15
Shallot
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
11
Radish

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
15%
Shallot
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
3%
Radish
Fats
0%
Shallot
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.01g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)
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

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/nutrients
  2. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/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.