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Ginger vs Potato pancake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ginger and Potato pancake different?

  • Potato pancake is higher than Ginger in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1.
  • Potato pancake covers your daily need of Sodium 33% more than Ginger.
  • Ginger is lower in Saturated Fat.

Ginger root, raw and Potato pancakes 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
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.9%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.9%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +452%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +532%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2600%
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 7% 5% 9% 93% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 31% 37% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +452%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +532%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2600%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Potato pancake Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 24.51g Potato pancake
Protein 1.82g 6.08g Potato pancake
Fats 0.75g 14.76g Potato pancake
Carbs 17.77g 27.81g Potato pancake
Calories 80kcal 268kcal Potato pancake
Starch g 20.88g Potato pancake
Fructose g 0.56g Potato pancake
Sugar 1.7g 1.79g Ginger
Fiber 2g 3.3g Potato pancake
Calcium 16mg 32mg Potato pancake
Iron 0.6mg 1.67mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 43mg 36mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 128mg Potato pancake
Potassium 415mg 622mg Potato pancake
Sodium 13mg 764mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.7mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.226mg 0.18mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 113IU Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.23mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 11IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 5mg 27.6mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.158mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.173mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 1.672mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.757mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.448mg Potato pancake
Folate 11µg 41µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.29µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2.7µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.087mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.036mg 0.24mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.28mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.074mg 0.442mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.057mg 0.389mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.013mg 0.137mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.3mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.073mg 0.369mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.03mg 0.141mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0mg 95mg Ginger
Trans Fat 0g g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 0.203g 2.496g Ginger
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 3.73g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 7.516g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Potato pancake
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
37
Potato pancake
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
48
Potato pancake

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
36%
Potato pancake
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
28%
Potato pancake
Fats
3%
Ginger
68%
Potato pancake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 751mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.293g)

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 pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/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.