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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, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Ginger
4
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4
Gratin
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.64
Equal in Potassium - 396
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Ginger
2
:
7
Gratin
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
36
Gratin

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
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
11%
Gratin
Fats
3%
Ginger
35%
Gratin

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

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Ginger Gratin
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 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 - 15)
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 420mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Gratin Opinion
Calories 80 132 Gratin
Protein 1.82 5.06 Gratin
Fats 0.75 7.59 Gratin
Vitamin C 5 9.9 Gratin
Carbs 17.77 11.27 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 23 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.64 Gratin
Calcium 16 119 Gratin
Potassium 415 396 Ginger
Magnesium 43 20 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 Gratin
Fiber 2 1.8 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.16 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.69 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 34 113 Gratin
Sodium 13 433 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 264 Gratin
Vitamin E 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.064 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.116 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.993 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.387 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.174 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Ginger
Folate 11 11
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.203 4.733 Ginger
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 2.149 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.276 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.012 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.036 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.051 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.074 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.057 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.013 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.073 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.03 0.151 Gratin
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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. 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.