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Ginger vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.203g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Ginger Napa cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger Napa cabbage
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
4
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
17
Ginger
7
Napa cabbage

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
5
:
Contains more Potassium +377%
Contains more Magnesium +437.5%
Contains more Copper +135.4%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.9%
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Calcium +81.3%
Contains less Sodium -15.4%
Contains more Potassium +377%
Contains more Magnesium +437.5%
Contains more Copper +135.4%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.9%
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Calcium +81.3%
Contains less Sodium -15.4%

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +332.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +332.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Napa cabbage

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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 Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 80 12 Ginger
Protein 1.82 1.1 Ginger
Fats 0.75 0.17 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 3.2 Ginger
Carbs 17.77 2.23 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.74 Napa cabbage
Calcium 16 29 Napa cabbage
Potassium 415 87 Ginger
Magnesium 43 8 Ginger
Sugars 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 2 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.096 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.14 Ginger
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Phosphorus 34 19 Ginger
Sodium 13 11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 0 263 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.005 Ginger
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.025 Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.466 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.035 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.037 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Ginger
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 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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