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Ground ginger vs. Taco seasoning — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Ground ginger and Taco seasoning

  • Ground ginger has more Iron, however, Taco seasoning has more Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Taco seasoning is 350% higher.

Food types used in this article are Spices, ginger, ground and PACE, Dry Taco Seasoning Mix.

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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 +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
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 0% 254% 0% 0% 0% 1053% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%

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 +31170%
Contains more Vitamin C +6328.6%
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 563% 0% 0% 150% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +31170%
Contains more Vitamin C +6328.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +27.2%
Contains more Water +74.4%
Contains more Other +628.2%
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
56% 6% 38%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 5.7 g
Other: 38.01 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +27.2%
Contains more Water +74.4%
Contains more Other +628.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground ginger Taco seasoning Opinion
Net carbs 57.52g 37.49g Ground ginger
Protein 8.98g 0g Ground ginger
Fats 4.24g 0g Ground ginger
Carbs 71.62g 56.29g Ground ginger
Calories 335kcal 188kcal Ground ginger
Fructose 1.78g Ground ginger
Sugar 3.39g 18.76g Ground ginger
Fiber 14.1g 18.8g Taco seasoning
Calcium 114mg Ground ginger
Iron 19.8mg 6.75mg Ground ginger
Magnesium 214mg Ground ginger
Phosphorus 168mg Ground ginger
Potassium 1320mg Ground ginger
Sodium 27mg 8068mg Ground ginger
Zinc 3.64mg Ground ginger
Copper 0.48mg Ground ginger
Manganese 33.3mg Ground ginger
Selenium 55.8µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 30IU 9381IU Taco seasoning
Vitamin A RAE 2µg Ground ginger
Vitamin C 0.7mg 45mg Taco seasoning
Vitamin B1 0.046mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B2 0.17mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B3 9.62mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.477mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B6 0.626mg Ground ginger
Folate 13µg Ground ginger
Choline 41.2mg Ground ginger
Vitamin K 0.8µg Ground ginger
Tryptophan 0.152mg Ground ginger
Threonine 0.289mg Ground ginger
Isoleucine 0.341mg Ground ginger
Leucine 0.513mg Ground ginger
Lysine 0.241mg Ground ginger
Methionine 0.089mg Ground ginger
Phenylalanine 0.311mg Ground ginger
Valine 0.411mg Ground ginger
Histidine 0.199mg Ground ginger
Saturated Fat 2.599g 0g Taco seasoning
Monounsaturated Fat 0.479g Ground ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.929g Ground ginger
Omega-3 - ALA 0.223g Ground ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ground ginger Taco seasoning
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
34%
Ground ginger
55%
Taco seasoning
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
603%
Ground ginger
131%
Taco seasoning

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.599g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.37g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 8041mg)
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?
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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 ($)

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

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.