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Sweet potato vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sweet potato and Radish?

  • Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin B5, Copper, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Fiber, and Vitamin B1, while Radish is higher in Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.
  • Sweet potato's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 79% higher.
  • Radish has 7 times less Vitamin B1 than Sweet potato. Sweet potato has 0.078mg of Vitamin B1, while Radish has 0.012mg.

We used Sweet potato, raw, unprepared 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
Contains more Iron +79.4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +44.6%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Copper +202%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains less Sodium -29.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Iron +79.4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +44.6%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Copper +202%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains less Sodium -29.1%
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 A +202571.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +384.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +516.7%
Contains more Folate +127.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
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 A +202571.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +384.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +516.7%
Contains more Folate +127.3%

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
85
Sweet potato
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet potato
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
9%
Sweet potato
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
3%
Radish
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
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.
Sweet potato Radish
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Sweet potato Radish
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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 Sweet potato Radish Opinion
Calories 86 16 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 0.68 Sweet potato
Fats 0.05 0.1 Radish
Vitamin C 2.4 14.8 Radish
Net carbs 17.1200008392334 1.7999999523162842 Sweet potato
Carbs 20.12 3.4 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.34 Sweet potato
Calcium 30 25 Sweet potato
Potassium 337 233 Sweet potato
Magnesium 25 10 Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18 1.86 Radish
Fiber 3 1.6 Sweet potato
Copper 0.151 0.05 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3 0.28 Sweet potato
Starch 12.65 0 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 20 Sweet potato
Sodium 55 39 Radish
Vitamin A 14187 7 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.012 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.039 Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.254 Sweet potato
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.165 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.071 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 1.3 Sweet potato
Folate 11 25 Radish
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.032 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.017 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.048 Radish
Tryptophan 0.031 0.009 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 0.023 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 0.02 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092 0.031 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066 0.033 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029 0.01 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.036 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 0.035 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 0.013 Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7 0.71 Radish

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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.