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Sweet potato vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.185g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 2.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Sweet potato Ginger
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sweet potato Ginger
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
80
Sweet potato
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
15
Sweet potato
17
Ginger

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
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5
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Potassium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +49.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Potassium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +49.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.6

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
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2
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1700%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1700%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26

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
9%
Sweet potato
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
18%
Ginger
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
3%
Ginger

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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 Sweet potato Ginger Opinion
Calories 86 80 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.05 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 2.4 5 Ginger
Carbs 20.12 17.77 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.6 Sweet potato
Calcium 30 16 Sweet potato
Potassium 337 415 Ginger
Magnesium 25 43 Ginger
Sugars 4.18 1.7 Sweet potato
Fiber 3 2 Sweet potato
Copper 0.151 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.3 0.34 Ginger
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 34 Sweet potato
Sodium 55 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 14187 0 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0.26
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.025 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.034 Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.203 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.16 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 0.1 Sweet potato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.203 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.031 0.012 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 0.036 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 0.051 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092 0.074 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066 0.057 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029 0.013 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.045 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 0.073 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 0.03 Sweet potato
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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