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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 RAE, 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 Calcium +318.8%
Contains more Iron +195%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.225
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 21% 67% 19% 21% 46% 6% 14% 75%
Contains more Magnesium +65.4%
Contains less Sodium -71.7%
Contains more Calcium +318.8%
Contains more Iron +195%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +861.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +440%
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 Folate +463.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +309900%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.149
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 405% 50% 0% 90% 17% 38% 21% 35% 35% 47% 0% 776%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +861.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +440%
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 Folate +463.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +309900%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.149

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Coriander Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 0.87g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 2.13g Coriander
Fats 0.75g 0.52g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 3.67g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 23kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 0.87g Coriander
Fiber 2g 2.8g Coriander
Calcium 16mg 67mg Coriander
Iron 0.6mg 1.77mg Coriander
Magnesium 43mg 26mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 48mg Coriander
Potassium 415mg 521mg Coriander
Sodium 13mg 46mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.5mg Coriander
Copper 0.226mg 0.225mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 6748IU Coriander
Vitamin E 0.26mg 2.5mg Coriander
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 27mg Coriander
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.067mg Coriander
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.162mg Coriander
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 1.114mg Coriander
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.57mg Coriander
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.149mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 62µg Coriander
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 310µg Coriander
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 0.014g Coriander
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.275g Coriander
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.04g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ginger Coriander
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
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

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 - 22)
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)

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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.