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Fenugreek vs. Ground ginger — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fenugreek and Ground ginger

  • Fenugreek has more Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2, however, Ground ginger is richer in Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Ground ginger covers your daily Manganese needs 1394% more than Fenugreek.
  • Ground ginger has 7 times less Vitamin B1 than Fenugreek. Fenugreek has 0.322mg of Vitamin B1, while Ground ginger has 0.046mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, fenugreek seed and Spices, ginger, ground.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +54.4%
Contains more Iron +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Zinc +45.6%
Contains more Manganese +2611.7%
Contains more Selenium +785.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370% 161% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 743% 153% 72% 117% 4% 100% 160% 4344% 305%
Contains more Calcium +54.4%
Contains more Iron +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Zinc +45.6%
Contains more Manganese +2611.7%
Contains more Selenium +785.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.3%
Contains more Folate +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +486.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.626
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 3% 12% 40% 181% 29% 145% 10% 0% 23% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.3%
Contains more Folate +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +486.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.626

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +156.1%
Contains more Fats +51.2%
Contains more Carbs +22.7%
Contains more Water +12.4%
Contains more Other +53.5%
23% 6% 58% 9% 3%
Protein: 23 g
Fats: 6.41 g
Carbs: 58.35 g
Water: 8.84 g
Other: 3.4 g
9% 4% 72% 10% 5%
Protein: 8.98 g
Fats: 4.24 g
Carbs: 71.62 g
Water: 9.94 g
Other: 5.22 g
Contains more Protein +156.1%
Contains more Fats +51.2%
Contains more Carbs +22.7%
Contains more Water +12.4%
Contains more Other +53.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.8%
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.46 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
65% 12% 23%
Saturated Fat: 2.599 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.479 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.929 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fenugreek Ground ginger
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Ground ginger Opinion
Net carbs 33.75g 57.52g Ground ginger
Protein 23g 8.98g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 4.24g Fenugreek
Carbs 58.35g 71.62g Ground ginger
Calories 323kcal 335kcal Ground ginger
Fructose 1.78g Ground ginger
Sugar 3.39g Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6g 14.1g Fenugreek
Calcium 176mg 114mg Fenugreek
Iron 33.53mg 19.8mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 191mg 214mg Ground ginger
Phosphorus 296mg 168mg Fenugreek
Potassium 770mg 1320mg Ground ginger
Sodium 67mg 27mg Ground ginger
Zinc 2.5mg 3.64mg Ground ginger
Copper 1.11mg 0.48mg Fenugreek
Manganese 1.228mg 33.3mg Ground ginger
Selenium 6.3µg 55.8µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 60IU 30IU Fenugreek
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 2µg Fenugreek
Vitamin C 3mg 0.7mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.046mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 0.17mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 9.62mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.477mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.626mg Ground ginger
Folate 57µg 13µg Fenugreek
Choline 41.2mg Ground ginger
Vitamin K 0.8µg Ground ginger
Tryptophan 0.391mg 0.152mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg 0.289mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg 0.341mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg 0.513mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg 0.241mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg 0.089mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089mg 0.311mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg 0.411mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668mg 0.199mg Fenugreek
Saturated Fat 1.46g 2.599g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.479g Ground ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.929g Ground ginger
Omega-3 - ALA 0.223g Ground ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fenugreek Ground ginger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Fenugreek
34%
Ground ginger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
228%
Fenugreek
603%
Ground ginger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.139g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/nutrients
  2. Ground ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170926/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.