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Ginger vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Ginger and Truffle

  • Truffle is richer than Ginger in Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Truffle is 272% higher.

Food types used in this article are Ginger root, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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
2
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Contains less Sodium -62.9%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Calcium +893.8%
Contains more Iron +880%
Contains more Magnesium +93%
Contains more Phosphorus +441.2%
Contains more Potassium +81.7%
Contains more Zinc +288.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61%
Contains less Sodium -62.9%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Calcium +893.8%
Contains more Iron +880%
Contains more Magnesium +93%
Contains more Phosphorus +441.2%
Contains more Potassium +81.7%
Contains more Zinc +288.2%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2382.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +735.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.9%
Contains more Folate +245.5%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2382.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +735.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.9%
Contains more Folate +245.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 2.91g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.75g 0.73g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 80kcal 284kcal Truffle
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g g Truffle
Fiber 2g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 16mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 0.6mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 43mg 83mg Truffle
Phosphorus 34mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 415mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 13mg 35mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.226mg 0.183mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 0mg Ginger
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.015mg Ginger
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.481mg Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.112mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 38µg Truffle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051mg mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Truffle
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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
73%
Truffle
Fats
3%
Ginger
3%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.203g)
Which food is cheaper?
Truffle
Truffle is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
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

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. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.