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Ginger vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ginger and Cauliflower

  • Ginger has more Copper, and Magnesium, while Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Cauliflower's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 48% higher.
  • Cauliflower contains 6 times less Copper than Ginger. Ginger contains 0.226mg of Copper, while Cauliflower contains 0.039mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Ginger root, raw and Cauliflower, 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 Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +38.8%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Copper +479.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -56.7%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +38.8%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Copper +479.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -56.7%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%

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 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +864%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Folate +418.2%
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 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +864%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Folate +418.2%

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
30
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
13
Cauliflower

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
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Cauliflower

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 Cauliflower
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

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Ginger Cauliflower
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 - 0.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.073g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower 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 Cauliflower Opinion
Calories 80 25 Ginger
Protein 1.82 1.92 Cauliflower
Fats 0.75 0.28 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 48.2 Cauliflower
Net carbs 15.770000457763672 2.9700000286102295 Ginger
Carbs 17.77 4.97 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.42 Ginger
Calcium 16 22 Cauliflower
Potassium 415 299 Ginger
Magnesium 43 15 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 1.91 Ginger
Fiber 2 2
Copper 0.226 0.039 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.27 Ginger
Starch
Phosphorus 34 44 Cauliflower
Sodium 13 30 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.26 0.08 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.05 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.06 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.507 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.667 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.184 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 15.5 Cauliflower
Folate 11 57 Cauliflower
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.13 Cauliflower
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.034 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.031 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.02 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.036 0.076 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.051 0.071 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.074 0.106 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.057 0.217 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.013 0.02 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.065 Cauliflower
Valine 0.073 0.125 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.03 0.056 Cauliflower
Fructose 0.97 Cauliflower

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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.