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Ground ginger vs. Mustard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Ground ginger and Mustard?

  • Ground ginger is richer than Mustard in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Fiber, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Ground ginger's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1429% more.
  • Ground ginger has 17 times more Vitamin B3 than Mustard. While Ground ginger has 9.62mg of Vitamin B3, Mustard has only 0.565mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Ground ginger is lower.

We used Spices, ginger, ground and Mustard, prepared, yellow types 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.
Contains more Calcium +81%
Contains more Iron +1129.8%
Contains more Magnesium +345.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Potassium +768.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +468.8%
Contains more Copper +548.6%
Contains more Manganese +7791%
Contains more Selenium +66.6%
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 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25% 56% 183%
Contains more Calcium +81%
Contains more Iron +1129.8%
Contains more Magnesium +345.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Potassium +768.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +468.8%
Contains more Copper +548.6%
Contains more Manganese +7791%
Contains more Selenium +66.6%

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 C +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1602.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +794.3%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Choline +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
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 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 13% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1602.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +794.3%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Choline +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +140.1%
Contains more Fats +26.9%
Contains more Carbs +1128.5%
Contains more Other +54.9%
Contains more Water +742.3%
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
4% 3% 6% 84% 3%
Protein: 3.74 g
Fats: 3.34 g
Carbs: 5.83 g
Water: 83.72 g
Other: 3.37 g
Contains more Protein +140.1%
Contains more Fats +26.9%
Contains more Carbs +1128.5%
Contains more Other +54.9%
Contains more Water +742.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +355.5%
65% 12% 23%
Saturated Fat: 2.599 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.479 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.929 g
7% 69% 24%
Saturated Fat: 0.214 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.774 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +355.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +159.6%
Contains more Fructose +673.9%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Equal in Sucrose - 0.21
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
41% 14% 30% 15%
Starch: 0.64 g
Sucrose: 0.21 g
Glucose: 0.47 g
Fructose: 0.23 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +159.6%
Contains more Fructose +673.9%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Equal in Sucrose - 0.21

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 Mustard
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground ginger Mustard Opinion
Net carbs 57.52g 1.83g Ground ginger
Protein 8.98g 3.74g Ground ginger
Fats 4.24g 3.34g Ground ginger
Carbs 71.62g 5.83g Ground ginger
Calories 335kcal 60kcal Ground ginger
Starch 0.64g Mustard
Fructose 1.78g 0.23g Ground ginger
Sugar 3.39g 0.92g Mustard
Fiber 14.1g 4g Ground ginger
Calcium 114mg 63mg Ground ginger
Iron 19.8mg 1.61mg Ground ginger
Magnesium 214mg 48mg Ground ginger
Phosphorus 168mg 108mg Ground ginger
Potassium 1320mg 152mg Ground ginger
Sodium 27mg 1104mg Ground ginger
Zinc 3.64mg 0.64mg Ground ginger
Copper 0.48mg 0.074mg Ground ginger
Manganese 33.3mg 0.422mg Ground ginger
Selenium 55.8µg 33.5µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 30IU 109IU Mustard
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 5µg Mustard
Vitamin E 0mg 0.36mg Mustard
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0.3mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.177mg Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.07mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B3 9.62mg 0.565mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.477mg 0.254mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B6 0.626mg 0.07mg Ground ginger
Folate 13µg 7µg Ground ginger
Choline 41.2mg 22.4mg Ground ginger
Vitamin K 0.8µg 1.4µg Mustard
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.009mg Ground ginger
Threonine 0.289mg 0.167mg Ground ginger
Isoleucine 0.341mg 0.146mg Ground ginger
Leucine 0.513mg 0.292mg Ground ginger
Lysine 0.241mg 0.264mg Mustard
Methionine 0.089mg 0.076mg Ground ginger
Phenylalanine 0.311mg 0.161mg Ground ginger
Valine 0.411mg 0.189mg Ground ginger
Histidine 0.199mg 0.119mg Ground ginger
Trans Fat 0g 0.009g Ground ginger
Saturated Fat 2.599g 0.214g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.479g 2.182g Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.929g 0.774g Ground ginger
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0g 0.01g Mustard
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.358g Mustard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.223g 0.373g Mustard
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.018g Mustard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground ginger Mustard
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
11%
Mustard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
603%
Ground ginger
60%
Mustard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.47g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.385g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 1077mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/nutrients

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

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