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Ginger vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.129g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (1.7 g)
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.
Ginger Cassava
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger Cassava
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
7
Ginger
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
17
Ginger
10
Cassava

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
Ginger
6
:
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +104.8%
Contains more Copper +126%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.34
Equal in Sodium - 14
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +104.8%
Contains more Copper +126%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.34
Equal in Sodium - 14

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
Ginger
3
:
Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +312%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1800%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +312%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1800%

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
11%
Ginger
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
38%
Cassava
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Cassava

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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 Ginger Cassava Opinion
Calories 80 160 Cassava
Protein 1.82 1.36 Ginger
Fats 0.75 0.28 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 20.6 Cassava
Carbs 17.77 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.27 Ginger
Calcium 16 16
Potassium 415 271 Ginger
Magnesium 43 21 Ginger
Sugars 1.7 1.7
Fiber 2 1.8 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.1 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.34
Starch
Phosphorus 34 27 Ginger
Sodium 13 14 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 13 Cassava
Vitamin E 0.26 0.19 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.087 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.048 Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.854 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.107 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.088 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 1.9 Cassava
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.074 Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.075 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.048 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.036 0.028 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 0.027 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 0.039 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 0.044 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 0.011 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.026 Ginger
Valine 0.073 0.035 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 0.02 Ginger
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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