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Beetroot vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 5.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Ginger
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beetroot Ginger
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Beetroot
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
13
Beetroot
17
Ginger

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
:
4
Ginger
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Copper +201.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.34
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Copper +201.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.34

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
:
5
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 5
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 5

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 the food
Protein
10%
Beetroot
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Beetroot
3%
Ginger

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beetroot Ginger Opinion
Calories 43 80 Ginger
Protein 1.61 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.17 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 4.9 5 Ginger
Carbs 9.56 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.6 Beetroot
Calcium 16 16
Potassium 325 415 Ginger
Magnesium 23 43 Ginger
Sugars 6.76 1.7 Beetroot
Fiber 2.8 2 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.35 0.34 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 40 34 Beetroot
Sodium 78 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 33 0 Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.025 Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.034 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.203 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 0.1 Beetroot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.203 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.019 0.012 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 0.036 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.068 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.058 0.057 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 0.013 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.045 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.021 0.03 Ginger
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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