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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.
  • Gratin contains 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Ginger. While Gratin contains 23mg of Cholesterol, Ginger contains only 0mg.

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
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4
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Equal in Potassium - 415
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
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
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2
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 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
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%
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

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 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
Vitamin A 264IU 0IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 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
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
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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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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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

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

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.