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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 Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Potassium +38.8%
Contains less Sodium -56.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Copper +479.5%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Potassium +38.8%
Contains less Sodium -56.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Copper +479.5%
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 Folate +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
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 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
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 Folate +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 2.97g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 1.92g Cauliflower
Fats 0.75g 0.28g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 4.97g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 25kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.97g Cauliflower
Sugar 1.7g 1.91g Ginger
Fiber 2g 2g
Calcium 16mg 22mg Cauliflower
Iron 0.6mg 0.42mg Ginger
Magnesium 43mg 15mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 44mg Cauliflower
Potassium 415mg 299mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 30mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.27mg Ginger
Copper 0.226mg 0.039mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.08mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 48.2mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.05mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.06mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.507mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.184mg Cauliflower
Folate 11µg 57µg Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 15.5µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.02mg Cauliflower
Threonine 0.036mg 0.076mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.071mg Cauliflower
Leucine 0.074mg 0.106mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.057mg 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.013mg 0.02mg Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.065mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.073mg 0.125mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.03mg 0.056mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.13g Cauliflower
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.034g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.031g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ginger Cauliflower
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
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

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 - 10)
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.

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.