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Brussels sprout vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.141g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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 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.
Brussels sprout Ginger
Lower in Sugars ok
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
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout 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
104
Brussels sprout
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
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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Ginger
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Zinc +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.9%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Copper +222.9%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Equal in Potassium - 415
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Zinc +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.9%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Copper +222.9%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Equal in Potassium - 415

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 +1600%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +456%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +176900%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.75
Contains more Vitamin C +1600%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +456%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +176900%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.75

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
20%
Brussels sprout
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
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 Brussels sprout Ginger Opinion
Calories 43 80 Ginger
Protein 3.38 1.82 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 85 5 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.6 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 16 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 415 Ginger
Magnesium 23 43 Ginger
Sugars 2.2 1.7 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 2 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.42 0.34 Brussels sprout
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Phosphorus 69 34 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 754 0 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 0.26 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.025 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.034 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.203 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.16 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 0.1 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.203 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.154 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.012 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.036 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.051 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.074 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.057 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.013 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.045 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.073 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.03 Brussels sprout
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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