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Ginger vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.159g)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Summer squash
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger Summer squash
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
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
17
Ginger
9
Summer squash

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 +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +58.4%
Contains more Magnesium +152.9%
Contains more Copper +343.1%
Contains more Zinc +17.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +58.4%
Contains more Magnesium +152.9%
Contains more Copper +343.1%
Contains more Zinc +17.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Equal in Calcium - 15

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 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31%
Contains more Vitamin C +240%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31%
Contains more Vitamin C +240%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%

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%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
3%
Summer squash
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Summer squash

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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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 80 16 Ginger
Protein 1.82 1.21 Ginger
Fats 0.75 0.18 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 17 Summer squash
Carbs 17.77 3.35 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.35 Ginger
Calcium 16 15 Ginger
Potassium 415 262 Ginger
Magnesium 43 17 Ginger
Sugars 1.7 2.2 Summer squash
Fiber 2 1.1 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.051 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.29 Ginger
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Phosphorus 34 38 Summer squash
Sodium 13 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 0 200 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.26 0.12 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.048 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.487 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.155 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 3 Summer squash
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.044 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.016 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.089 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.011 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 0.028 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 0.042 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 0.069 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.013 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.041 Ginger
Valine 0.073 0.053 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 0.025 Ginger
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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