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Cucumber vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.166g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (15)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Cucumber Ginger
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
9
Cucumber
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cucumber
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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6
Ginger
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +182.3%
Contains more Magnesium +230.8%
Contains more Copper +451.2%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +182.3%
Contains more Magnesium +230.8%
Contains more Copper +451.2%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Equal in Calcium - 16

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 B5 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +16300%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +665.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.025
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +16300%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +665.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.025
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034

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
4%
Cucumber
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Cucumber
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 Cucumber Ginger Opinion
Calories 15 80 Ginger
Protein 0.65 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.11 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 2.8 5 Ginger
Carbs 3.63 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 16 16
Potassium 147 415 Ginger
Magnesium 13 43 Ginger
Sugars 1.67 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 0.5 2 Ginger
Copper 0.041 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.2 0.34 Ginger
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 34 Ginger
Sodium 2 13 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 0 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.025 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.034 Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.203 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 0.1 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.203 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.005 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.019 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.021 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.029 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.029 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.006 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.022 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.01 0.03 Ginger
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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