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Carrot vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Carrot and Ginger

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin K, however Ginger is richer in Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 93% more than Ginger.
  • Ginger has 132 times less Vitamin K than Carrot. Carrot has 13.2µg of Vitamin K, while Ginger has 0.1µg.
  • Ginger contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Carrots, 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
Carrot
2
:
6
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +258.3%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.2%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Copper +402.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 34
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +258.3%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.2%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Copper +402.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 34

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
Carrot
9
:
1
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +18%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.5%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +18%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.5%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.9%

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.
Carrot Ginger
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 0.93g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 0.24g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 9.58g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 41kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 2.8g 2g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 16mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 0.6mg Ginger
Magnesium 12mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 35mg 34mg Carrot
Potassium 320mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 69mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.24mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.045mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 16706IU 0IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.26mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 5mg Carrot
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.025mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.034mg Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.75mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.203mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 19µg 11µg Carrot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 0.1µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.012mg
Threonine 0.191mg 0.036mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.051mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.074mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg 0.057mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.013mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.045mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine 0.04mg 0.03mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.203g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot Ginger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
98
Carrot
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Carrot
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.166g)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.