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Cabbage vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cabbage and Ginger

  • Cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate, yet Ginger is higher in Copper, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 63% more than Ginger.
  • Cabbage contains 7 times more Vitamin C than Ginger. While Cabbage contains 36.6mg of Vitamin C, Ginger contains only 5mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, raw and Ginger root, raw.

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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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Ginger
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +27.7%
Contains more Potassium +144.1%
Contains more Magnesium +258.3%
Contains more Copper +1089.5%
Contains more Zinc +88.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +27.7%
Contains more Potassium +144.1%
Contains more Magnesium +258.3%
Contains more Copper +1089.5%
Contains more Zinc +88.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +632%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Contains more Folate +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.203
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +632%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Contains more Folate +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.203

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Cabbage
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
24
Ginger

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 food.
Protein
8%
Cabbage
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
18%
Ginger
Fats
0%
Cabbage
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cabbage Ginger
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cabbage Ginger
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.169g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Ginger Opinion
Calories 25 80 Ginger
Protein 1.28 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.1 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 36.6 5 Cabbage
Net carbs 3.299999952316284 15.770000457763672 Ginger
Carbs 5.8 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 40 16 Cabbage
Potassium 170 415 Ginger
Magnesium 12 43 Ginger
Sugar 3.2 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 2.5 2 Cabbage
Copper 0.019 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.18 0.34 Ginger
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 26 34 Ginger
Sodium 18 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 98 0 Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.061 0.025 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.034 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.212 0.203 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 76 0.1 Cabbage
Folate 43 11 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.203 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.011 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.035 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.03 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.041 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.044 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.012 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.042 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.022 0.03 Ginger
Fructose 1.45 Cabbage

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/nutrients
  2. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.