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Ginger vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Ginger and Celeriac?

  • Ginger is higher in Copper, and Magnesium, yet Celeriac is higher in Vitamin K, and Phosphorus.
  • Celeriac's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 34% more.
  • Ginger has 3 times more Copper than Celeriac. While Ginger has 0.226mg of Copper, Celeriac has only 0.07mg.

We used Ginger root, raw and Celeriac, raw types in this article.

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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 +115%
Contains more Potassium +38.3%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Copper +222.9%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +238.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +38.3%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Copper +222.9%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +238.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.33

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 Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +40900%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.165
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% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +40900%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.165

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 7.4g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 1.5g Ginger
Fats 0.75g 0.3g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 9.2g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 42kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 2g 1.8g Ginger
Calcium 16mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.6mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Magnesium 43mg 20mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 415mg 300mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 100mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.33mg Ginger
Copper 0.226mg 0.07mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 8mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.05mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.7mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.165mg Celeriac
Folate 11µg 8µg Ginger
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 41µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051mg mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.079g Celeriac
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.058g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.148g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ginger Celeriac
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
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
22
Celeriac

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%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
9%
Celeriac
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 87mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.124g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Celeriac
Celeriac 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. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.