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Ground ginger vs. Cocoa solids — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ground ginger and Cocoa solids?

  • Ground ginger is richer in Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, yet Cocoa solids are richer in Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Ground ginger's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1281% higher.
  • Ground ginger has 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Cocoa solids. Ground ginger has 0.626mg of Vitamin B6, while Cocoa solids have 0.118mg.

We used Spices, ginger, ground and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +767.9%
Contains more Selenium +290.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +336.9%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +87.1%
Contains more Copper +689.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 743% 153% 72% 117% 4% 100% 160% 4344% 305%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263% 501% 78%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +767.9%
Contains more Selenium +290.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +336.9%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +87.1%
Contains more Copper +689.2%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +340.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.5%
Contains more Choline +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Contains more Folate +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +212.5%
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%
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% 2% 0% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +340.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.5%
Contains more Choline +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Contains more Folate +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +212.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +23.7%
Contains more Water +231.3%
Contains more Protein +118.3%
Contains more Fats +223.1%
Contains more Other +11.1%
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
20% 14% 58% 3% 6%
Protein: 19.6 g
Fats: 13.7 g
Carbs: 57.9 g
Water: 3 g
Other: 5.8 g
Contains more Carbs +23.7%
Contains more Water +231.3%
Contains more Protein +118.3%
Contains more Fats +223.1%
Contains more Other +11.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +854.1%
65% 12% 23%
Saturated Fat: 2.599 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.479 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.929 g
62% 35% 3%
Saturated Fat: 8.07 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.57 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.44 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +854.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground ginger Cocoa solids Opinion
Net carbs 57.52g 20.9g Ground ginger
Protein 8.98g 19.6g Cocoa solids
Fats 4.24g 13.7g Cocoa solids
Carbs 71.62g 57.9g Ground ginger
Calories 335kcal 228kcal Ground ginger
Fructose 1.78g Ground ginger
Sugar 3.39g 1.75g Cocoa solids
Fiber 14.1g 37g Cocoa solids
Calcium 114mg 128mg Cocoa solids
Iron 19.8mg 13.86mg Ground ginger
Magnesium 214mg 499mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 168mg 734mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1320mg 1524mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 27mg 21mg Cocoa solids
Zinc 3.64mg 6.81mg Cocoa solids
Copper 0.48mg 3.788mg Cocoa solids
Manganese 33.3mg 3.837mg Ground ginger
Selenium 55.8µg 14.3µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Ground ginger
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Ground ginger
Vitamin E 0mg 0.1mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.078mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.241mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 9.62mg 2.185mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.477mg 0.254mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B6 0.626mg 0.118mg Ground ginger
Folate 13µg 32µg Cocoa solids
Choline 41.2mg 12mg Ground ginger
Vitamin K 0.8µg 2.5µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.293mg Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.289mg 0.776mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.341mg 0.76mg Cocoa solids
Leucine 0.513mg 1.189mg Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.241mg 0.983mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.089mg 0.202mg Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0.311mg 0.941mg Cocoa solids
Valine 0.411mg 1.177mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.199mg 0.339mg Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 2.599g 8.07g Ground ginger
Monounsaturated Fat 0.479g 4.57g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.929g 0.44g Ground ginger
Omega-3 - ALA 0.223g Ground ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground ginger Cocoa solids
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
34%
Ground ginger
15%
Cocoa solids
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
603%
Ground ginger
339%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.471g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170926/nutrients
  2. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.