Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Ground ginger vs. Table salt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Ground ginger and Table salt different?

  • Ground ginger is higher than Table salt in Manganese, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Table salt covers your daily need of Sodium 1684% more than Ground ginger.
  • Ground ginger is lower in Sodium.

Spices, ginger, ground and Salt, table types were used in this article.

Infographic

Ground ginger vs Table salt infographic
Infographic link

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 +375%
Contains more Iron +5900%
Contains more Magnesium +21300%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +16400%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +3540%
Contains more Copper +1500%
Contains more Manganese +33200%
Contains more Selenium +55700%
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 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10% 14% 1%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +5900%
Contains more Magnesium +21300%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +16400%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +3540%
Contains more Copper +1500%
Contains more Manganese +33200%
Contains more Selenium +55700%

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.
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +4870%
Contains more Other +1811.9%
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
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0.2 g
Other: 99.8 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +4870%
Contains more Other +1811.9%

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 Table salt
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground ginger Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 57.52g 0g Ground ginger
Protein 8.98g 0g Ground ginger
Fats 4.24g 0g Ground ginger
Carbs 71.62g 0g Ground ginger
Calories 335kcal 0kcal Ground ginger
Fructose 1.78g Ground ginger
Sugar 3.39g 0g Table salt
Fiber 14.1g 0g Ground ginger
Calcium 114mg 24mg Ground ginger
Iron 19.8mg 0.33mg Ground ginger
Magnesium 214mg 1mg Ground ginger
Phosphorus 168mg 0mg Ground ginger
Potassium 1320mg 8mg Ground ginger
Sodium 27mg 38758mg Ground ginger
Zinc 3.64mg 0.1mg Ground ginger
Copper 0.48mg 0.03mg Ground ginger
Manganese 33.3mg 0.1mg Ground ginger
Selenium 55.8µg 0.1µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Ground ginger
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Ground ginger
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B3 9.62mg 0mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.477mg 0mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B6 0.626mg 0mg Ground ginger
Folate 13µg 0µg Ground ginger
Choline 41.2mg 0mg Ground ginger
Vitamin K 0.8µg 0µg Ground ginger
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0mg Ground ginger
Threonine 0.289mg 0mg Ground ginger
Isoleucine 0.341mg 0mg Ground ginger
Leucine 0.513mg 0mg Ground ginger
Lysine 0.241mg 0mg Ground ginger
Methionine 0.089mg 0mg Ground ginger
Phenylalanine 0.311mg 0mg Ground ginger
Valine 0.411mg 0mg Ground ginger
Histidine 0.199mg 0mg Ground ginger
Saturated Fat 2.599g 0g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.479g 0g Ground ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.929g 0g Ground ginger
Omega-3 - ALA 0.223g Ground ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ground ginger Table salt
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

People also compare

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
0%
Table salt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
603%
Ground ginger
510%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.599g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 38731mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.