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Broccoli vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.164g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (1.7 g)
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.

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.
Broccoli Ginger
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli 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
80
Broccoli
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
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
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4
Ginger
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.1%
Contains more Potassium +31.3%
Contains more Magnesium +104.8%
Contains more Copper +361.2%
Contains less Sodium -60.6%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.1%
Contains more Potassium +31.3%
Contains more Magnesium +104.8%
Contains more Copper +361.2%
Contains less Sodium -60.6%

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +1684%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +244.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +101500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.16
Contains more Vitamin C +1684%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +244.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +101500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.16

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
17%
Broccoli
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
18%
Ginger
Fats
2%
Broccoli
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 Broccoli Ginger Opinion
Calories 34 80 Ginger
Protein 2.82 1.82 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 89.2 5 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.6 Broccoli
Calcium 47 16 Broccoli
Potassium 316 415 Ginger
Magnesium 21 43 Ginger
Sugars 1.7 1.7
Fiber 2.6 2 Broccoli
Copper 0.049 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.41 0.34 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 34 Broccoli
Sodium 33 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 623 0 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.26 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.025 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.034 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.203 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.16 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 0.1 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.203 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.033 0.012 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.036 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.051 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.074 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.057 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.013 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.045 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.073 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.03 Broccoli
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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