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Ginger vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ginger and Peppers?

  • Ginger is richer in Copper, yet Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B1.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 264% higher.
  • Ginger has 3 times more Choline than Peppers. Ginger has 28.8mg of Choline, while Peppers have 11.1mg.

We used Ginger root, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw types in this comparison.

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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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Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Potassium +22.1%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Copper +29.9%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Potassium +22.1%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Copper +29.9%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%

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
1
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.8%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.8%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 7.96g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 2g Peppers
Fats 0.75g 0.2g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 9.46g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 40kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 5.1g Ginger
Fiber 2g 1.5g Ginger
Calcium 16mg 18mg Peppers
Iron 0.6mg 1.2mg Peppers
Magnesium 43mg 25mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 46mg Peppers
Potassium 415mg 340mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 0.34mg 0.3mg Ginger
Copper 0.226mg 0.174mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.061mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 11µg 23µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 14.3µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.026mg Peppers
Threonine 0.036mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.065mg Peppers
Leucine 0.074mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine 0.057mg 0.089mg Peppers
Methionine 0.013mg 0.024mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine 0.073mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine 0.03mg 0.041mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.011g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.109g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Peppers
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
9%
Peppers
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (10)
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.