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Ground cloves vs. Ground ginger — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ground cloves and Ground ginger

  • Ground cloves have more Manganese, Vitamin K, Fiber, Vitamin E , and Calcium, however, Ground ginger is richer in Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Ground cloves' daily need coverage for Manganese is 1166% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, cloves, ground and Spices, ginger, ground.

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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.
Contains more Calcium +454.4%
Contains more Magnesium +21%
Contains more Manganese +80.6%
Contains more Iron +67.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Zinc +56.9%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Selenium +675%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 190% 444% 185% 45% 90% 37% 64% 123% 7843% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 743% 153% 72% 117% 4% 100% 160% 4344% 305%
Contains more Calcium +454.4%
Contains more Magnesium +21%
Contains more Manganese +80.6%
Contains more Iron +67.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Zinc +56.9%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Selenium +675%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +243.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +17625%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.1%
Contains more Choline +10.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.477
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 177% 0% 1% 40% 51% 30% 31% 91% 19% 0% 21% 355%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 3% 12% 40% 181% 29% 145% 10% 0% 23% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +243.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +17625%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.1%
Contains more Choline +10.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.477

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +206.6%
Contains more Protein +50.4%
Equal in Carbs - 71.62
Equal in Water - 9.94
Equal in Other - 5.22
6% 13% 66% 10% 6%
Protein: 5.97 g
Fats: 13 g
Carbs: 65.53 g
Water: 9.87 g
Other: 5.63 g
9% 4% 72% 10% 5%
Protein: 8.98 g
Fats: 4.24 g
Carbs: 71.62 g
Water: 9.94 g
Other: 5.22 g
Contains more Fats +206.6%
Contains more Protein +50.4%
Equal in Carbs - 71.62
Equal in Water - 9.94
Equal in Other - 5.22

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +190.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +288.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34.2%
44% 16% 40%
Saturated Fat: 3.952 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.393 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.606 g
65% 12% 23%
Saturated Fat: 2.599 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.479 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.929 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +190.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +288.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34.2%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +900%
Contains more Fructose +66.4%
Contains more Galactose +26.7%
Equal in Glucose - 1.22
48% 45% 6%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.02 g
Glucose: 1.14 g
Fructose: 1.07 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.15 g
6% 36% 53% 6%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.2 g
Glucose: 1.22 g
Fructose: 1.78 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.19 g
Contains more Sucrose +900%
Contains more Fructose +66.4%
Contains more Galactose +26.7%
Equal in Glucose - 1.22

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground cloves Ground ginger Opinion
Net carbs 31.63g 57.52g Ground ginger
Protein 5.97g 8.98g Ground ginger
Fats 13g 4.24g Ground cloves
Carbs 65.53g 71.62g Ground ginger
Calories 274kcal 335kcal Ground ginger
Fructose 1.07g 1.78g Ground ginger
Sugar 2.38g 3.39g Ground cloves
Fiber 33.9g 14.1g Ground cloves
Calcium 632mg 114mg Ground cloves
Iron 11.83mg 19.8mg Ground ginger
Magnesium 259mg 214mg Ground cloves
Phosphorus 104mg 168mg Ground ginger
Potassium 1020mg 1320mg Ground ginger
Sodium 277mg 27mg Ground ginger
Zinc 2.32mg 3.64mg Ground ginger
Copper 0.368mg 0.48mg Ground ginger
Manganese 60.127mg 33.3mg Ground cloves
Selenium 7.2µg 55.8µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 160IU 30IU Ground cloves
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 2µg Ground cloves
Vitamin E 8.82mg 0mg Ground cloves
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0.7mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.046mg Ground cloves
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.17mg Ground cloves
Vitamin B3 1.56mg 9.62mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.509mg 0.477mg Ground cloves
Vitamin B6 0.391mg 0.626mg Ground ginger
Folate 25µg 13µg Ground cloves
Choline 37.4mg 41.2mg Ground ginger
Vitamin K 141.8µg 0.8µg Ground cloves
Tryptophan 0.03mg 0.152mg Ground ginger
Threonine 0.18mg 0.289mg Ground ginger
Isoleucine 0.24mg 0.341mg Ground ginger
Leucine 0.4mg 0.513mg Ground ginger
Lysine 0.37mg 0.241mg Ground cloves
Methionine 0.08mg 0.089mg Ground ginger
Phenylalanine 0.23mg 0.311mg Ground ginger
Valine 0.34mg 0.411mg Ground ginger
Histidine 0.13mg 0.199mg Ground ginger
Trans Fat 0.254g 0g Ground ginger
Saturated Fat 3.952g 2.599g Ground ginger
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g 0g Ground cloves
Omega-3 - DPA 0.184g 0g Ground cloves
Monounsaturated Fat 1.393g 0.479g Ground cloves
Polyunsaturated fat 3.606g 0.929g Ground cloves
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.017g 0g Ground cloves
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.557g Ground cloves
Omega-3 - ALA 0.585g 0.223g Ground cloves
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.008g Ground cloves

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Ground cloves Ground ginger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
63%
Ground cloves
34%
Ground ginger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
906%
Ground cloves
603%
Ground ginger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 250mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.353g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground cloves
Ground cloves is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.01g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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

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. Ground cloves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171321/nutrients
  2. Ground ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170926/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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