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Peppers vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Peppers and Ginger?

  • Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin B1, yet Ginger is richer in Vitamin A, and Copper.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 264% higher.
  • Peppers have 143 times more Vitamin K than Ginger. Peppers have 14.3µg of Vitamin K, while Ginger has 0.1µg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Ginger root, raw types in this comparison.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Ginger
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.1%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +29.9%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.1%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +29.9%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +4750%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +4750%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
90
Peppers
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
24
Ginger

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
12%
Peppers
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Peppers
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Peppers Ginger
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Peppers Ginger
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Ginger Opinion
Calories 40 80 Ginger
Protein 2 1.82 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 242.5 5 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.6 Peppers
Calcium 18 16 Peppers
Potassium 340 415 Ginger
Magnesium 25 43 Ginger
Sugar 5.1 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 1.5 2 Ginger
Copper 0.174 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.3 0.34 Ginger
Starch
Phosphorus 46 34 Peppers
Sodium 7 13 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 0 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.26 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.025 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.034 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.75 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.203 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.16 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 0.1 Peppers
Folate 23 11 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.203 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.026 0.012 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.036 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.051 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.074 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.057 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.013 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.045 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.073 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.03 Peppers
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/nutrients
  2. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.