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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +606.3%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +606.3%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Equal in Sodium - 12

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 B5 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
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 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Rutabagas

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

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Ginger Rutabagas
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 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 richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 57)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Rutabagas Opinion
Calories 80 37 Ginger
Protein 1.82 1.08 Ginger
Fats 0.75 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 25 Rutabagas
Carbs 17.77 8.62 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.44 Ginger
Calcium 16 43 Rutabagas
Potassium 415 305 Ginger
Magnesium 43 20 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 4.46 Ginger
Fiber 2 2.3 Rutabagas
Copper 0.226 0.032 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.24 Ginger
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 34 53 Rutabagas
Sodium 13 12 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 0 2 Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.26 0.3 Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.09 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.04 Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.7 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.1 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.3 Rutabagas
Folate 11 21 Rutabagas
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.027 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.025 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.088 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 Ginger
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

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. 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.