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Ginger vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ginger and Potato different?

  • Ginger is richer in Copper, while Potato is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Potato covers your daily need of Vitamin C 16% more than Ginger.
  • Ginger contains 2 times more Choline than Potato. Ginger contains 28.8mg of Choline, while Potato contains 12.1mg.

Ginger root, raw and Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw types were 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
:
4
Potato
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Copper +105.5%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.6%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Equal in Potassium - 425
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Copper +105.5%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.6%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Equal in Potassium - 425

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
Potato
Contains more Vitamin E +2500%
Contains more Vitamin C +294%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032
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 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +2500%
Contains more Vitamin C +294%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032

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
18
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
20
Potato

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%
Potato
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
17%
Potato
Fats
3%
Ginger
0%
Potato

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 Potato
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Potato
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?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.178g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 71)
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 Potato Opinion
Calories 80 77 Ginger
Protein 1.82 2.05 Potato
Fats 0.75 0.09 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 19.7 Potato
Net carbs 15.770000457763672 15.390000343322754 Ginger
Carbs 17.77 17.49 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.81 Potato
Calcium 16 12 Ginger
Potassium 415 425 Potato
Magnesium 43 23 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 0.82 Potato
Fiber 2 2.1 Potato
Copper 0.226 0.11 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.3 Ginger
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 34 57 Potato
Sodium 13 6 Potato
Vitamin A 0 2 Potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0.01 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.081 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.032 Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.75 1.061 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.295 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.298 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 2 Potato
Folate 11 15 Potato
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.025 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.002 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.042 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.021 Potato
Threonine 0.036 0.067 Potato
Isoleucine 0.051 0.066 Potato
Leucine 0.074 0.098 Potato
Lysine 0.057 0.107 Potato
Methionine 0.013 0.032 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.081 Potato
Valine 0.073 0.103 Potato
Histidine 0.03 0.035 Potato
Fructose 0.26 Potato

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.