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Ground ginger vs. White pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Ground ginger and White pepper

  • Ground ginger has more Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Zinc, while White pepper has more Fiber, and Copper.
  • Ground ginger covers your daily need of Manganese 1261% more than White pepper.
  • Ground ginger contains 45 times more Vitamin B3 than White pepper. While Ground ginger contains 9.62mg of Vitamin B3, White pepper contains only 0.212mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, ginger, ground and Spices, pepper, white.

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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 +38.4%
Contains more Magnesium +137.8%
Contains more Potassium +1708.2%
Contains more Zinc +222.1%
Contains more Manganese +674.4%
Contains more Selenium +1700%
Contains more Calcium +132.5%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Copper +89.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 176
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 80% 537% 65% 76% 7% 1% 31% 304% 561% 17%
Contains more Iron +38.4%
Contains more Magnesium +137.8%
Contains more Potassium +1708.2%
Contains more Zinc +222.1%
Contains more Manganese +674.4%
Contains more Selenium +1700%
Contains more Calcium +132.5%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Copper +89.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 176

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 B1 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4437.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +526%
Contains more Folate +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
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% 70% 6% 30% 4% 0% 24% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4437.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +526%
Contains more Folate +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Protein +15.8%
Contains more Water +14.9%
Contains more Other +42.7%
Equal in Carbs - 68.61
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
10% 2% 69% 11% 7%
Protein: 10.4 g
Fats: 2.12 g
Carbs: 68.61 g
Water: 11.42 g
Other: 7.45 g
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Protein +15.8%
Contains more Water +14.9%
Contains more Other +42.7%
Equal in Carbs - 68.61

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +50.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +64.7%
65% 12% 23%
Saturated Fat: 2.599 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.479 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.929 g
31% 39% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.626 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.789 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.616 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +50.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +64.7%

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 White pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 White pepper Opinion
Net carbs 57.52g 42.41g Ground ginger
Protein 8.98g 10.4g White pepper
Fats 4.24g 2.12g Ground ginger
Carbs 71.62g 68.61g Ground ginger
Calories 335kcal 296kcal Ground ginger
Fructose 1.78g Ground ginger
Sugar 3.39g White pepper
Fiber 14.1g 26.2g White pepper
Calcium 114mg 265mg White pepper
Iron 19.8mg 14.31mg Ground ginger
Magnesium 214mg 90mg Ground ginger
Phosphorus 168mg 176mg White pepper
Potassium 1320mg 73mg Ground ginger
Sodium 27mg 5mg White pepper
Zinc 3.64mg 1.13mg Ground ginger
Copper 0.48mg 0.91mg White pepper
Manganese 33.3mg 4.3mg Ground ginger
Selenium 55.8µg 3.1µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Ground ginger
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Ground ginger
Vitamin C 0.7mg 21mg White pepper
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.022mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.126mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B3 9.62mg 0.212mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.477mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B6 0.626mg 0.1mg Ground ginger
Folate 13µg 10µg 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 0.626g White pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.479g 0.789g White pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.929g 0.616g 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 White pepper
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
11%
White pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
603%
Ground ginger
167%
White pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
White pepper
White pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
White pepper
White pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
White pepper
White pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.973g)
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
  2. White pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170933/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.