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Ground ginger vs. Tarragon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ground ginger and Tarragon

  • Ground ginger has more Manganese, and Selenium, however, Tarragon is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Folate, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Ground ginger's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1101% more.
  • Ground ginger contains 13 times more Selenium than Tarragon. Ground ginger contains 55.8µg of Selenium, while Tarragon contains 4.4µg.

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

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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 less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Manganese +318%
Contains more Selenium +1168.2%
Contains more Calcium +899.1%
Contains more Iron +63.1%
Contains more Magnesium +62.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.3%
Contains more Potassium +128.8%
Contains more Copper +41%
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
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 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226% 1040% 24%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Manganese +318%
Contains more Selenium +1168.2%
Contains more Calcium +899.1%
Contains more Iron +63.1%
Contains more Magnesium +62.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.3%
Contains more Potassium +128.8%
Contains more Copper +41%
Equal in Zinc - 3.9

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 +13900%
Contains more Vitamin C +7042.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +445.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +687.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +285%
Contains more Folate +2007.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.95
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +13900%
Contains more Vitamin C +7042.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +445.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +687.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +285%
Contains more Folate +2007.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.95

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +42.6%
Contains more Water +28.4%
Contains more Protein +153.6%
Contains more Fats +70.8%
Contains more Other +130.5%
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
23% 7% 50% 8% 12%
Protein: 22.77 g
Fats: 7.24 g
Carbs: 50.22 g
Water: 7.74 g
Other: 12.03 g
Contains more Carbs +42.6%
Contains more Water +28.4%
Contains more Protein +153.6%
Contains more Fats +70.8%
Contains more Other +130.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +298.1%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.474
65% 12% 23%
Saturated Fat: 2.599 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.479 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.929 g
31% 8% 61%
Saturated Fat: 1.881 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.698 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +298.1%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.474

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground ginger Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 57.52g 42.82g Ground ginger
Protein 8.98g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 4.24g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 71.62g 50.22g Ground ginger
Calories 335kcal 295kcal Ground ginger
Fructose 1.78g Ground ginger
Sugar 3.39g Tarragon
Fiber 14.1g 7.4g Ground ginger
Calcium 114mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 19.8mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 214mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 168mg 313mg Tarragon
Potassium 1320mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 27mg 62mg Ground ginger
Zinc 3.64mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 0.48mg 0.677mg Tarragon
Manganese 33.3mg 7.967mg Ground ginger
Selenium 55.8µg 4.4µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 30IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 210µg Tarragon
Vitamin C 0.7mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 9.62mg 8.95mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.477mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B6 0.626mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 13µg 274µg Tarragon
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 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.479g 0.474g Ground ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.929g 3.698g Tarragon
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 Tarragon
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
132%
Tarragon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
603%
Ground ginger
360%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.718g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
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 - $6)
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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.