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Ginger vs. Gratin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ginger and Gratin different?

  • Ginger is higher in Copper, and Magnesium, however, Gratin is richer in Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Gratin is 23% higher.
  • Ginger contains 2 times more Magnesium than Gratin. While Ginger contains 43mg of Magnesium, Gratin contains only 20mg.
  • Ginger has less Saturated Fat.

Ginger root, raw and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Ginger
5
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5
Gratin
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains more Manganese +42.2%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Selenium +285.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.64
Equal in Potassium - 396
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76% 30% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54% 22% 15%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains more Manganese +42.2%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Selenium +285.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.64
Equal in Potassium - 396

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Ginger
3
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7
Gratin
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.174
Equal in Folate - 11
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 16% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.174
Equal in Folate - 11

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Ginger
2
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3
Gratin
Contains more Carbs +57.7%
Contains more Protein +178%
Contains more Fats +912%
Contains more Other +170.1%
Equal in Water - 74
2% 18% 79%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.75 g
Carbs: 17.77 g
Water: 78.89 g
Other: 0.77 g
5% 8% 11% 74% 2%
Protein: 5.06 g
Fats: 7.59 g
Carbs: 11.27 g
Water: 74 g
Other: 2.08 g
Contains more Carbs +57.7%
Contains more Protein +178%
Contains more Fats +912%
Contains more Other +170.1%
Equal in Water - 74

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Ginger
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2
Gratin
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1295.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +79.2%
40% 30% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.203 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.154 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 4.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.149 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.276 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1295.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +79.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ginger Gratin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Gratin Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 9.47g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 5.06g Gratin
Fats 0.75g 7.59g Gratin
Carbs 17.77g 11.27g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 132kcal Gratin
Sugar 1.7g Gratin
Fiber 2g 1.8g Ginger
Calcium 16mg 119mg Gratin
Iron 0.6mg 0.64mg Gratin
Magnesium 43mg 20mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 113mg Gratin
Potassium 415mg 396mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 433mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.69mg Gratin
Copper 0.226mg 0.16mg Ginger
Manganese 0.229mg 0.161mg Ginger
Selenium 0.7µg 2.7µg Gratin
Vitamin A 0IU 264IU Gratin
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 64µg Gratin
Vitamin E 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin C 5mg 9.9mg Gratin
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.064mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.116mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.993mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.387mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.174mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 11µg
Choline 28.8mg Ginger
Vitamin K 0.1µg Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.07mg Gratin
Threonine 0.036mg 0.192mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.284mg Gratin
Leucine 0.074mg 0.443mg Gratin
Lysine 0.057mg 0.381mg Gratin
Methionine 0.013mg 0.117mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.254mg Gratin
Valine 0.073mg 0.325mg Gratin
Histidine 0.03mg 0.151mg Gratin
Cholesterol 0mg 23mg Ginger
Saturated Fat 0.203g 4.733g Ginger
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 2.149g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.276g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger Gratin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Ginger
14%
Gratin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Ginger
32%
Gratin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 420mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.53g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/nutrients
  2. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.