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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 A RAE, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C, however, Ginger is richer in Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Gratin is 23% higher.

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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Gratin
5
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5
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Selenium +285.7%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains more Manganese +42.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Equal in Potassium - 415
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54% 22% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76% 30% 4%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Selenium +285.7%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains more Manganese +42.2%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Gratin
7
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3
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Gratin
3
:
2
Ginger
Contains more Protein +178%
Contains more Fats +912%
Contains more Other +170.1%
Contains more Carbs +57.7%
Equal in Water - 78.89
5% 8% 11% 74% 2%
Protein: 5.06 g
Fats: 7.59 g
Carbs: 11.27 g
Water: 74 g
Other: 2.08 g
2% 18% 79%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.75 g
Carbs: 17.77 g
Water: 78.89 g
Other: 0.77 g
Contains more Protein +178%
Contains more Fats +912%
Contains more Other +170.1%
Contains more Carbs +57.7%
Equal in Water - 78.89

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Gratin
2
:
1
Ginger
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1295.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +79.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.7%
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 4.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.149 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.276 g
40% 30% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.203 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.154 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1295.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +79.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 5.06g 1.82g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.75g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 132kcal 80kcal Gratin
Sugar 1.7g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 2g Ginger
Calcium 119mg 16mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.6mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 113mg 34mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 433mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.69mg 0.34mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.226mg Ginger
Manganese 0.161mg 0.229mg Ginger
Selenium 2.7µg 0.7µg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 0IU Gratin
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 0µg Gratin
Vitamin E 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin C 9.9mg 5mg Gratin
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.025mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.034mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.75mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.203mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.16mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 11µg
Choline 28.8mg Ginger
Vitamin K 0.1µg Ginger
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.012mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.036mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.051mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.074mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.057mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.013mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.045mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.073mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.03mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Ginger
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.203g Ginger
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.154g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.154g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gratin Ginger
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
14%
Gratin
9%
Ginger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Gratin
23%
Ginger

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 - 10)
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 contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 420mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
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.

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. 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.