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Ginger vs Coriander - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ginger and Coriander

  • Ginger contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Iron, Folate, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B5, and Calcium than Coriander.
  • Coriander's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 258% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Ginger root, raw and Coriander (cilantro) leaves, 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 Magnesium +65.4%
Contains less Sodium -71.7%
Contains more Iron +195%
Contains more Calcium +318.8%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.225
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 67% 21% 46% 19% 75% 14% 21% 6%
Contains more Magnesium +65.4%
Contains less Sodium -71.7%
Contains more Iron +195%
Contains more Calcium +318.8%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.225

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 C +440%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +861.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +309900%
Contains more Folate +463.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.149
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 90% 405% 50% 0% 17% 38% 21% 35% 35% 0% 776% 47%
Contains more Vitamin C +440%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +861.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +309900%
Contains more Folate +463.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.149

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
126
Coriander
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
33
Coriander

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
13%
Coriander
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
4%
Coriander
Fats
3%
Ginger
2%
Coriander

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

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Ginger Coriander
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 contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Coriander
Coriander is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.83g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Coriander
Coriander is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.189g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Coriander
Coriander is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Coriander
Coriander is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Coriander Opinion
Calories 80 23 Ginger
Protein 1.82 2.13 Coriander
Fats 0.75 0.52 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 27 Coriander
Carbs 17.77 3.67 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 1.77 Coriander
Calcium 16 67 Coriander
Potassium 415 521 Coriander
Magnesium 43 26 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 0.87 Coriander
Fiber 2 2.8 Coriander
Copper 0.226 0.225 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.5 Coriander
Starch
Phosphorus 34 48 Coriander
Sodium 13 46 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 6748 Coriander
Vitamin E 0.26 2.5 Coriander
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.067 Coriander
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.162 Coriander
Vitamin B3 0.75 1.114 Coriander
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.57 Coriander
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.149 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 310 Coriander
Folate 11 62 Coriander
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.014 Coriander
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.275 Coriander
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.04 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 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. Coriander - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169997/nutrients

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

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