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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 RAE, 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 Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Potassium +22.1%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Copper +29.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Potassium +22.1%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Copper +29.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4750%
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 Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4750%
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 Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.8%

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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 2g 1.82g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 9.46g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 40kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 1.5g 2g Ginger
Calcium 18mg 16mg Peppers
Iron 1.2mg 0.6mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 46mg 34mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 7mg 13mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.174mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 1179IU 0IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.26mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.025mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.034mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.75mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.203mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.16mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 11µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 0.1µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.012mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg 0.036mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.051mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg 0.074mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.057mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg 0.013mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.045mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg 0.073mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg 0.03mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.203g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Ginger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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

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 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (10)
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.

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.