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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 Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Equal in Copper - 0.05
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Equal in Copper - 0.05

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Radish Opinion
Net carbs 2.25g 1.8g Summer squash
Protein 1.21g 0.68g Summer squash
Fats 0.18g 0.1g Summer squash
Carbs 3.35g 3.4g Radish
Calories 16kcal 16kcal
Starch g 0g Radish
Fructose 0.95g 0.71g Summer squash
Sugar 2.2g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 1.1g 1.6g Radish
Calcium 15mg 25mg Radish
Iron 0.35mg 0.34mg Summer squash
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Summer squash
Phosphorus 38mg 20mg Summer squash
Potassium 262mg 233mg Summer squash
Sodium 2mg 39mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.29mg 0.28mg Summer squash
Copper 0.051mg 0.05mg Summer squash
Vitamin A 200IU 7IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 14.8mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.012mg Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142mg 0.039mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487mg 0.254mg Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.165mg Radish
Vitamin B6 0.218mg 0.071mg Summer squash
Folate 29µg 25µg Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3µg 1.3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.009mg Summer squash
Threonine 0.028mg 0.023mg Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042mg 0.02mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.069mg 0.031mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.065mg 0.033mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.017mg 0.01mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041mg 0.036mg Summer squash
Valine 0.053mg 0.035mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.025mg 0.013mg Summer squash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.044g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.048g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Summer squash Radish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
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

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)

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.