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Carrot vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 3.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.166g)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Carrot 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
Carrot 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
97
Carrot
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
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
Carrot
2
:
6
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Magnesium +258.3%
Contains more Copper +402.2%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 34
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Magnesium +258.3%
Contains more Copper +402.2%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 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
Carrot
8
:
1
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +18%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +18%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.9%

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
6%
Carrot
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Carrot
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 Carrot Ginger Opinion
Calories 41 80 Ginger
Protein 0.93 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.24 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 5.9 5 Carrot
Carbs 9.58 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 33 16 Carrot
Potassium 320 415 Ginger
Magnesium 12 43 Ginger
Sugars 4.74 1.7 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 2 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.24 0.34 Ginger
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 34 Carrot
Sodium 69 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 16706 0 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.26 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.025 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.034 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.75 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.203 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 0.1 Carrot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.203 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.012
Threonine 0.191 0.036 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.051 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 0.074 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 0.057 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.013 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.045 Carrot
Valine 0.069 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.04 0.03 Carrot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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