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Summer squash vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Summer squash and Radish

  • 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.
  • Radish has 4 times less Vitamin B2 than Summer squash. Summer squash has 0.142mg of Vitamin B2, while Radish has 0.039mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Squash, summer, all varieties, raw and Radishes, 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 Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Copper - 0.05
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Copper - 0.05
Equal in Zinc - 0.28

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 C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2757.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207%
Contains more Vitamin K +130.8%
Contains more Folate +16%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.165
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 1% 0% 0% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 0% 4% 19%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2757.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207%
Contains more Vitamin K +130.8%
Contains more Folate +16%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.165

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
18
Summer squash
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
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
7%
Summer squash
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Summer squash
0%
Radish

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.
Summer squash Radish
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

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Summer squash Radish
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Radish Opinion
Calories 16 16
Protein 1.21 0.68 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.1 Summer squash
Vitamin C 17 14.8 Summer squash
Net carbs 2.25 1.7999999523162842 Summer squash
Carbs 3.35 3.4 Radish
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.34 Summer squash
Calcium 15 25 Radish
Potassium 262 233 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 10 Summer squash
Sugar 2.2 1.86 Radish
Fiber 1.1 1.6 Radish
Copper 0.051 0.05 Summer squash
Zinc 0.29 0.28 Summer squash
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 38 20 Summer squash
Sodium 2 39 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 7 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.012 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.039 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.254 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.165 Radish
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.071 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 1.3 Summer squash
Folate 29 25 Summer squash
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.032 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.017 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.048 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.009 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 0.023 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 0.02 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 0.031 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 0.033 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 0.01 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.036 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 0.035 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 0.013 Summer squash
Fructose 0.95 0.71 Summer squash

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.