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Ginger vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ginger and Chinese cabbage

  • Ginger has more Copper, and Magnesium, however Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Chinese cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 44% more.
  • Ginger has 11 times more Copper than Chinese cabbage. Ginger has 0.226mg of Copper, while Chinese cabbage has 0.021mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Ginger root, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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
Contains more Potassium +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Copper +976.2%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +556.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Potassium +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Copper +976.2%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +556.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin E +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +800%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +45400%
Contains more Folate +500%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Contains more Vitamin E +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +800%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +45400%
Contains more Folate +500%

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
9
Ginger
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
17
Chinese cabbage

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
11%
Ginger
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Chinese cabbage

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 Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.52g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 80 13 Ginger
Protein 1.82 1.5 Ginger
Fats 0.75 0.2 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 45 Chinese cabbage
Net carbs 15.770000457763672 1.1799999475479126 Ginger
Carbs 17.77 2.18 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.8 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 16 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 415 252 Ginger
Magnesium 43 19 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 2 1 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.021 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.19 Ginger
Starch
Phosphorus 34 37 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 13 65 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.26 0.09 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.04 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.07 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.5 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.088 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.194 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folate 11 66 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.015 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.096 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.036 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.051 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.074 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.057 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.013 0.009 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.044 Ginger
Valine 0.073 0.066 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 0.026 Ginger
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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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/nutrients

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

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