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Zucchini vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Zucchini and Radish?

  • Zucchini has more Vitamin B6 than Radish.
  • Radish has 2 times less Magnesium than Zucchini. Zucchini has 18mg of Magnesium, while Radish has 10mg.

We used Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw 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 Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Copper - 0.05
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
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 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +230.8%
Equal in Folate - 25
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% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 11%
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 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +230.8%
Equal in Folate - 25

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Zucchini Radish Opinion
Net carbs 2.11g 1.8g Zucchini
Protein 1.21g 0.68g Zucchini
Fats 0.32g 0.1g Zucchini
Carbs 3.11g 3.4g Radish
Calories 17kcal 16kcal Zucchini
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.38g 0.71g Zucchini
Sugar 2.5g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 1g 1.6g Radish
Calcium 16mg 25mg Radish
Iron 0.37mg 0.34mg Zucchini
Magnesium 18mg 10mg Zucchini
Phosphorus 38mg 20mg Zucchini
Potassium 261mg 233mg Zucchini
Sodium 8mg 39mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.32mg 0.28mg Zucchini
Copper 0.053mg 0.05mg Zucchini
Vitamin A 200IU 7IU Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0mg Zucchini
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17.9mg 14.8mg Zucchini
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.012mg Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.094mg 0.039mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451mg 0.254mg Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.204mg 0.165mg Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.071mg Zucchini
Folate 24µg 25µg Radish
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.3µg 1.3µg Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0.009mg Zucchini
Threonine 0.029mg 0.023mg Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.02mg Zucchini
Leucine 0.071mg 0.031mg Zucchini
Lysine 0.067mg 0.033mg Zucchini
Methionine 0.018mg 0.01mg Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.036mg Zucchini
Valine 0.054mg 0.035mg Zucchini
Histidine 0.026mg 0.013mg Zucchini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.084g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 0.048g Zucchini

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Zucchini 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
Zucchini
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
12
Zucchini
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%
Zucchini
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Zucchini
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
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)

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.