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Ginger vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ginger and Red cabbage different?

  • Ginger is richer in Copper, Magnesium, and Potassium, while Red cabbage is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin A.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin C 58% more than Ginger.
  • Ginger contains 13 times more Copper than Red cabbage. Ginger contains 0.226mg of Copper, while Red cabbage contains 0.017mg.
  • Ginger is lower in Sugar.

Ginger root, raw and Cabbage, red, 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
Contains more Magnesium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +70.8%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +1229.4%
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Contains more Magnesium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +70.8%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +1229.4%
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains more Iron +33.3%

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 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.6%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +38100%
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 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
Contains more Vitamin E +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.6%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +38100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 5.27g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 1.43g Ginger
Fats 0.75g 0.16g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 7.37g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 31kcal Ginger
Starch g 0g Red cabbage
Fructose g 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 1.7g 3.83g Ginger
Fiber 2g 2.1g Red cabbage
Calcium 16mg 45mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.6mg 0.8mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 43mg 16mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 30mg Ginger
Potassium 415mg 243mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 27mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.22mg Ginger
Copper 0.226mg 0.017mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.11mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.064mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.418mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.147mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.209mg Red cabbage
Folate 11µg 18µg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.012mg
Threonine 0.036mg 0.039mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.034mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg 0.046mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg 0.049mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg 0.014mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.036mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg 0.048mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg 0.024mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.021g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.012g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.08g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Red cabbage
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
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
13
Red cabbage

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.