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Ginger vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ginger and Vegetable

  • Ginger has more Copper, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, however Vegetable is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Manganese.
  • Vegetable covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 24% more than Ginger.
  • Vegetable has 3 times less Copper than Ginger. Ginger has 0.226mg of Copper, while Vegetable has 0.083mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Ginger root, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +145.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.9%
Contains more Copper +172.3%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Zinc +44.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Contains more Magnesium +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +145.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.9%
Contains more Copper +172.3%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Zinc +44.1%

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 C +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23400%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23400%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 8.69g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.75g 0.15g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 13.09g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 65kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 3.12g Ginger
Fiber 2g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 16mg 25mg Vegetable
Iron 0.6mg 0.82mg Vegetable
Magnesium 43mg 22mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 51mg Vegetable
Potassium 415mg 169mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 35mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.226mg 0.083mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.38mg Vegetable
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 3.2mg Ginger
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.071mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.851mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.151mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.074mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 19µg Vegetable
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 23.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.036mg 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.074mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.057mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.013mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine 0.073mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.03mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.031g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.01g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.072g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ginger Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
13%
Vegetable
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.172g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.42g)
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 - 56)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.