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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, 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
:
3
Endive
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Copper +128.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Iron +38.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Copper +128.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Iron +38.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
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
:
8
Endive
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +700%
Contains more Vitamin C +30%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +343.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +230900%
Contains more Folate +1190.9%
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 22% 131% 9% 0% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 0% 578% 107%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +700%
Contains more Vitamin C +30%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +343.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +230900%
Contains more Folate +1190.9%

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Endive
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 - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Endive Opinion
Calories 80 17 Ginger
Protein 1.82 1.25 Ginger
Fats 0.75 0.2 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 6.5 Endive
Net carbs 15.770000457763672 0.25 Ginger
Carbs 17.77 3.35 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.83 Endive
Calcium 16 52 Endive
Potassium 415 314 Ginger
Magnesium 43 15 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 0.25 Endive
Fiber 2 3.1 Endive
Copper 0.226 0.099 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.79 Endive
Starch
Phosphorus 34 28 Ginger
Sodium 13 22 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 2167 Endive
Vitamin E 0.26 0.44 Endive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.08 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.075 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.4 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.9 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.02 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 231 Endive
Folate 11 142 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.048 Endive
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.004 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.087 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.005 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 0.05 Endive
Isoleucine 0.051 0.072 Endive
Leucine 0.074 0.098 Endive
Lysine 0.057 0.063 Endive
Methionine 0.013 0.014 Endive
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.053 Endive
Valine 0.073 0.063 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 0.023 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. 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.