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Winter melon vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Winter melon and Radish

  • Winter melon has more Vitamin B2, and Fiber, however Radish has more Potassium.
  • Winter melon has 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Radish. Winter melon has 0.11mg of Vitamin B2, while Radish has 0.039mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 Iron +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +117.9%
Contains more Calcium +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +3783.3%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 20
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +117.9%
Contains more Calcium +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +3783.3%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 20

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 B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
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 B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.9%
Contains more Folate +400%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Winter melon Radish Opinion
Calories 13kcal 16kcal Radish
Protein 0.4g 0.68g Radish
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Winter melon
Vitamin C 13mg 14.8mg Radish
Net carbs 0.1g 1.8g Radish
Carbs 3g 3.4g Radish
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.4mg 0.34mg Winter melon
Calcium 19mg 25mg Radish
Potassium 6mg 233mg Radish
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Sugar g 1.86g Winter melon
Fiber 2.9g 1.6g Winter melon
Copper 0.023mg 0.05mg Radish
Zinc 0.61mg 0.28mg Winter melon
Starch g 0g Radish
Phosphorus 19mg 20mg Radish
Sodium 111mg 39mg Radish
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU Radish
Vitamin E mg 0mg Radish
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.012mg Winter melon
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.039mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.254mg Winter melon
Vitamin B5 0.133mg 0.165mg Radish
Vitamin B6 0.035mg 0.071mg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.3µg Radish
Folate 5µg 25µg Radish
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.016g 0.032g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.017g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.048g Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.009mg Radish
Threonine mg 0.023mg Radish
Isoleucine mg 0.02mg Radish
Leucine mg 0.031mg Radish
Lysine 0.009mg 0.033mg Radish
Methionine 0.003mg 0.01mg Radish
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Radish
Valine mg 0.035mg Radish
Histidine mg 0.013mg Radish
Fructose g 0.71g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Winter melon Radish
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Winter melon
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
9
Winter melon
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
2%
Winter melon
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Winter melon
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.86g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 72mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Radish
Radish is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.