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Gratin vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Gratin and Ginger different?

  • Gratin is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C, however Ginger is richer in Copper, Vitamin A, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Gratin is 23% higher.
  • Gratin contains 33 times more Sodium than Ginger. While Gratin contains 433mg of Sodium, Ginger contains only 13mg.

Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Ginger root, raw are the varieties 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
Gratin
4
:
4
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Equal in Potassium - 415
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Equal in Potassium - 415

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
Gratin
7
:
2
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.16
Equal in Folate - 11
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.16
Equal in Folate - 11

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
15
Gratin
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
24
Ginger

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
30%
Gratin
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
18%
Ginger
Fats
35%
Gratin
3%
Ginger

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.
Gratin Ginger
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Gratin Ginger
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 is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 420mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.53g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Ginger Opinion
Calories 132 80 Gratin
Protein 5.06 1.82 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.75 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 5 Gratin
Net carbs 9.470000267028809 15.770000457763672 Ginger
Carbs 11.27 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 23 0 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 0.6 Gratin
Calcium 119 16 Gratin
Potassium 396 415 Ginger
Magnesium 20 43 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 2 Ginger
Copper 0.16 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.69 0.34 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 113 34 Gratin
Sodium 433 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 264 0 Gratin
Vitamin E 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.025 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.034 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.75 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.203 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.16 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Ginger
Folate 11 11
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.203 Ginger
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.154 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.154 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.012 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.036 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.051 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.074 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.057 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.013 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.045 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.073 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.03 Gratin
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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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/nutrients
  2. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.