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Ginger vs. Rutabagas — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ginger and Rutabagas

  • Ginger has more Copper, and Magnesium, while Rutabagas has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1.
  • Rutabagas' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 22% higher.
  • Rutabagas contain 7 times less Copper than Ginger. Ginger contains 0.226mg of Copper, while Rutabagas contain 0.032mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Ginger is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Ginger root, raw and Rutabagas, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Copper +606.3%
Contains more Manganese +74.8%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Equal in Selenium - 0.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76% 30% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11% 18% 4%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Copper +606.3%
Contains more Manganese +74.8%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Equal in Selenium - 0.7

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B5 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Contains more Choline +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 16% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 8% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Contains more Choline +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +68.5%
Contains more Fats +368.8%
Contains more Carbs +106.1%
Contains more Water +13.4%
Equal in Other - 0.71
2% 18% 79%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.75 g
Carbs: 17.77 g
Water: 78.89 g
Other: 0.77 g
9% 89%
Protein: 1.08 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 8.62 g
Water: 89.43 g
Other: 0.71 g
Contains more Protein +68.5%
Contains more Fats +368.8%
Contains more Carbs +106.1%
Contains more Water +13.4%
Equal in Other - 0.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +516%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +75%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
40% 30% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.203 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.154 g
19% 18% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +516%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +75%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ginger Rutabagas
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 6.32g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 1.08g Ginger
Fats 0.75g 0.16g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 8.62g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 37kcal Ginger
Starch 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 1.7g 4.46g Ginger
Fiber 2g 2.3g Rutabagas
Calcium 16mg 43mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.6mg 0.44mg Ginger
Magnesium 43mg 20mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 53mg Rutabagas
Potassium 415mg 305mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 12mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.34mg 0.24mg Ginger
Copper 0.226mg 0.032mg Ginger
Manganese 0.229mg 0.131mg Ginger
Selenium 0.7µg 0.7µg
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.3mg Rutabagas
Vitamin C 5mg 25mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.09mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.04mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.7mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.16mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.1mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 21µg Rutabagas
Choline 28.8mg 14.1mg Ginger
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.3µg Rutabagas
Tryptophan 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg Ginger
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.025g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.088g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Rutabagas
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Ginger
15%
Rutabagas
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Ginger
13%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/nutrients
  2. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.