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Tomato vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tomato and Radish different?

  • Radish contains less Vitamin K than Tomato.
  • Tomato has 10000000 times more Vitamin E than Radish. Tomato has 0.54mg of Vitamin E , while Radish has 0mg.

Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average and Radishes, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Tomato
5
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3
Radish
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Copper +18%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 233
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Copper +18%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 233

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
Tomato
6
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4
Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +11800%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +507.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 14.8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
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 +11800%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +507.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 14.8

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Radish Opinion
Net carbs 2.69g 1.8g Tomato
Protein 0.88g 0.68g Tomato
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Tomato
Carbs 3.89g 3.4g Tomato
Calories 18kcal 16kcal Tomato
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.37g 0.71g Tomato
Sugar 2.63g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 1.2g 1.6g Radish
Calcium 10mg 25mg Radish
Iron 0.27mg 0.34mg Radish
Magnesium 11mg 10mg Tomato
Phosphorus 24mg 20mg Tomato
Potassium 237mg 233mg Tomato
Sodium 5mg 39mg Tomato
Zinc 0.17mg 0.28mg Radish
Copper 0.059mg 0.05mg Tomato
Vitamin A 833IU 7IU Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13.7mg 14.8mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.012mg Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.039mg Radish
Vitamin B3 0.594mg 0.254mg Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.089mg 0.165mg Radish
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.071mg Tomato
Folate 15µg 25µg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.9µg 1.3µg Tomato
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.009mg Radish
Threonine 0.027mg 0.023mg Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018mg 0.02mg Radish
Leucine 0.025mg 0.031mg Radish
Lysine 0.027mg 0.033mg Radish
Methionine 0.006mg 0.01mg Radish
Phenylalanine 0.027mg 0.036mg Radish
Valine 0.018mg 0.035mg Radish
Histidine 0.014mg 0.013mg Tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.032g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.017g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.048g Tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomato Radish
Low Fats diet ok
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
16
Tomato
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
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
5%
Tomato
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Tomato
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.77g)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.