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Garden asparagus vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 0.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.163g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden asparagus 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
28
Garden asparagus
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
16
Garden asparagus
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 +256.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Potassium +105.4%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Iron +256.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Potassium +105.4%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Copper +19.6%

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 +12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +334.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +314.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +41500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +334.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +314.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +41500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.8%

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
13%
Garden asparagus
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
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 Garden asparagus Ginger Opinion
Calories 20 80 Ginger
Protein 2.2 1.82 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 5.6 5 Garden asparagus
Carbs 3.88 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.6 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 16 Garden asparagus
Potassium 202 415 Ginger
Magnesium 14 43 Ginger
Sugars 1.88 1.7 Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1 2 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.54 0.34 Garden asparagus
Starch
Phosphorus 52 34 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 0 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 0.26 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.025 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.034 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.75 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.203 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 0.1 Garden asparagus
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.203 Garden asparagus
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.027 0.012 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 0.036 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 0.051 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 0.074 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 0.057 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 0.013 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.045 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 0.073 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 0.03 Garden asparagus
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