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Wakame vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Wakame and Radish different?

  • Wakame has more Manganese, Folate, Copper, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Vitamin B5, however Radish is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Wakame covers your daily need of Manganese 58% more than Radish.
  • Wakame has 22 times more Sodium than Radish. Wakame has 872mg of Sodium, while Radish has 39mg.

Seaweed, wakame, raw 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
Wakame
6
:
2
Radish
Contains more Iron +541.2%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +970%
Contains more Copper +468%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +366%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Iron +541.2%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +970%
Contains more Copper +468%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +366%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%

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
Wakame
8
:
2
Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +5042.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +489.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +529.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +322.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +307.7%
Contains more Folate +684%
Contains more Vitamin C +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3450%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 22% 20% 0% 15% 54% 30% 42% 1% 0% 14% 147%
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 +5042.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +489.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +529.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +322.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +307.7%
Contains more Folate +684%
Contains more Vitamin C +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3450%

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
29
Wakame
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
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
18%
Wakame
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
3%
Radish
Fats
3%
Wakame
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.
Wakame Radish
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Wakame 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 Sugar?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 833mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
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 Wakame Radish Opinion
Calories 45 16 Wakame
Protein 3.03 0.68 Wakame
Fats 0.64 0.1 Wakame
Vitamin C 3 14.8 Radish
Carbs 9.14 3.4 Wakame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.18 0.34 Wakame
Calcium 150 25 Wakame
Potassium 50 233 Radish
Magnesium 107 10 Wakame
Sugar 0.65 1.86 Wakame
Fiber 0.5 1.6 Radish
Copper 0.284 0.05 Wakame
Zinc 0.38 0.28 Wakame
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 80 20 Wakame
Sodium 872 39 Radish
Vitamin A 360 7 Wakame
Vitamin E 1 0 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.012 Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23 0.039 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6 0.254 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697 0.165 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.071 Radish
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 1.3 Wakame
Folate 196 25 Wakame
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.032 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.017 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218 0.048 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 0.009 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 0.023 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 0.02 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 0.031 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 0.033 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 0.01 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 0.036 Wakame
Valine 0.209 0.035 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 0.013 Wakame
Fructose 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. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/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.