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Ginger vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ginger and Pea

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Manganese in Pea is higher than in Ginger.
  • Pea covers your daily Vitamin C needs 39% more than Ginger.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Ginger root, raw and Peas, green, 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
Ginger
3
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5
Pea
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains more Potassium +70.1%
Contains more Copper +28.4%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.6%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Zinc +264.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains more Potassium +70.1%
Contains more Copper +28.4%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.6%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Zinc +264.7%

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
Pea
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +964%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.7%
Contains more Folate +490.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +24700%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.169
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 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +964%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.7%
Contains more Folate +490.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +24700%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.169

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Pea Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 8.75g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 5.42g Pea
Fats 0.75g 0.4g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 14.45g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 81kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.39g Pea
Sugar 1.7g 5.67g Ginger
Fiber 2g 5.7g Pea
Calcium 16mg 25mg Pea
Iron 0.6mg 1.47mg Pea
Magnesium 43mg 33mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 108mg Pea
Potassium 415mg 244mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 5mg Pea
Zinc 0.34mg 1.24mg Pea
Copper 0.226mg 0.176mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 765IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.13mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 40mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.266mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.132mg Pea
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 2.09mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.104mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.169mg Pea
Folate 11µg 65µg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 24.8µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.037mg Pea
Threonine 0.036mg 0.203mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.195mg Pea
Leucine 0.074mg 0.323mg Pea
Lysine 0.057mg 0.317mg Pea
Methionine 0.013mg 0.082mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.2mg Pea
Valine 0.073mg 0.235mg Pea
Histidine 0.03mg 0.107mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.071g Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.035g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.187g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Pea
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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
14%
Pea
Fats
3%
Ginger
2%
Pea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.132g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.97g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.