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Ginger vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ginger and Beetroot?

  • Ginger is richer in Copper, and Vitamin B6, yet Beetroot is richer in Folate.
  • Beetroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 25% higher.
  • Ginger has 5 times more Choline than Beetroot. Ginger has 28.8mg of Choline, while Beetroot has 6mg.
  • Ginger contains less Sugar.

We used Ginger root, raw and Beets, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +201.3%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.35
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +201.3%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.35

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +890.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.9
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +890.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.9

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +13%
Contains more Fats +341.2%
Contains more Carbs +85.9%
Contains more Water +11%
Contains more Other +40.3%
2% 18% 79%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.75 g
Carbs: 17.77 g
Water: 78.89 g
Other: 0.77 g
10% 88%
Protein: 1.61 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 9.56 g
Water: 87.58 g
Other: 1.08 g
Contains more Protein +13%
Contains more Fats +341.2%
Contains more Carbs +85.9%
Contains more Water +11%
Contains more Other +40.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +381.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +156.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
40% 30% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.203 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.154 g
23% 27% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.06 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +381.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +156.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Beetroot Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 6.76g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 1.61g Ginger
Fats 0.75g 0.17g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 9.56g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 43kcal Ginger
Sugar 1.7g 6.76g Ginger
Fiber 2g 2.8g Beetroot
Calcium 16mg 16mg
Iron 0.6mg 0.8mg Beetroot
Magnesium 43mg 23mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 40mg Beetroot
Potassium 415mg 325mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 78mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.35mg Beetroot
Copper 0.226mg 0.075mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 33IU Beetroot
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.04mg Ginger
Vitamin C 5mg 4.9mg Ginger
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.031mg Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.04mg Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.334mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.155mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.067mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 109µg Beetroot
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.2µg Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine 0.036mg 0.047mg Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.048mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg 0.068mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg 0.058mg Beetroot
Methionine 0.013mg 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.046mg Beetroot
Valine 0.073mg 0.056mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg 0.021mg Ginger
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.032g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.06g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Beetroot
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 show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Ginger
12%
Beetroot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Ginger
18%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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

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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.