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Ginger vs Cucumber - 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.
Ginger Cucumber
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
Ginger Cucumber
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
7
Ginger
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
17
Ginger
6
Cucumber

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 +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%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Equal in Calcium - 16
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%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
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
Ginger
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +665.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +16300%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033
Contains more Vitamin C +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +665.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +16300%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
4%
Cucumber
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Cucumber

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