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Ginger vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food is cheaper?
Zucchini
Zucchini is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (15)

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 Zucchini
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger Zucchini
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
15
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
17
Ginger
9
Zucchini

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 Iron +62.2%
Contains more Potassium +59%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains more Copper +326.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.32
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Potassium +59%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains more Copper +326.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.32

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
2
:
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +258%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +176.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4200%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.204
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +258%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +176.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4200%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.204
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163

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%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
3%
Zucchini
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Zucchini

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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 Zucchini Opinion
Calories 80 17 Ginger
Protein 1.82 1.21 Ginger
Fats 0.75 0.32 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 17.9 Zucchini
Carbs 17.77 3.11 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.37 Ginger
Calcium 16 16
Potassium 415 261 Ginger
Magnesium 43 18 Ginger
Sugars 1.7 2.5 Zucchini
Fiber 2 1 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.053 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.32 Ginger
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 34 38 Zucchini
Sodium 13 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 0 200 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.26 0.12 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.045 Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.094 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.451 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.204 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.163 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 4.3 Zucchini
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.084 Zucchini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.011 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.091 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.01 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 0.029 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 0.044 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 0.071 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 0.067 Zucchini
Methionine 0.013 0.018 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.043 Ginger
Valine 0.073 0.054 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 0.026 Ginger
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