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Ginger vs Endive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ginger and Endive different?

  • Ginger is higher in Copper, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, however Endive is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Endive is 192% higher.
  • Ginger contains 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Endive. While Ginger contains 0.16mg of Vitamin B6, Endive contains only 0.02mg.

Ginger root, raw and Endive, raw are the varieties used 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
Ginger
5
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3
Endive
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Copper +128.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +38.3%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Copper +128.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +38.3%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%

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
2
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8
Endive
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +343.3%
Contains more Folate +1190.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +230900%
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 131% 9% 0% 22% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 107% 0% 578%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +343.3%
Contains more Folate +1190.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +230900%

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 Endive
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Endive Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 0.25g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 1.25g Ginger
Fats 0.75g 0.2g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 3.35g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 17kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 0.25g Endive
Fiber 2g 3.1g Endive
Calcium 16mg 52mg Endive
Iron 0.6mg 0.83mg Endive
Magnesium 43mg 15mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 28mg Ginger
Potassium 415mg 314mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 22mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.79mg Endive
Copper 0.226mg 0.099mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 2167IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.44mg Endive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 6.5mg Endive
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.08mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.075mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.4mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.9mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.02mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 142µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 231µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.005mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg 0.05mg Endive
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.072mg Endive
Leucine 0.074mg 0.098mg Endive
Lysine 0.057mg 0.063mg Endive
Methionine 0.013mg 0.014mg Endive
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.053mg Endive
Valine 0.073mg 0.063mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg 0.023mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.048g Endive
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.004g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.087g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Endive
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
79
Endive
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
19
Endive

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
8%
Endive
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
3%
Endive
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Endive

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Endive
Endive is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.155g)
Which food is cheaper?
Endive
Endive is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive 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. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.