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Pickled cucumber vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pickled cucumber and Ginger?

  • Pickled cucumber is higher in Vitamin K, yet Ginger is higher in Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Manganese, and Magnesium.
  • Pickled cucumber's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% more.
  • Pickled cucumber has 470 times more Vitamin K than Ginger. While Pickled cucumber has 47µg of Vitamin K, Ginger has only 0.1µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Ginger is lower.

We used Pickles, cucumber, sour and Ginger root, raw types in this article.

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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
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +975%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +1704.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +1600%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +975%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +1704.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +1600%
Contains more Copper +165.9%

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 K +46900%
Contains more Vitamin E +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +240%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1677.8%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 4% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 1% 0% 118%
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 K +46900%
Contains more Vitamin E +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +240%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1677.8%
Contains more Folate +1000%

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.
Pickled cucumber Ginger
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pickled cucumber Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 1.06g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 0.33g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 0.2g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 2.26g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 11kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.06g 1.7g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1.2g 2g Ginger
Calcium 0mg 16mg Ginger
Iron 0.4mg 0.6mg Ginger
Magnesium 4mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 14mg 34mg Ginger
Potassium 23mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 1208mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.02mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.085mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 191IU 0IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 5mg Ginger
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.025mg Ginger
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.034mg Ginger
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.038mg 0.203mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 1µg 11µg Ginger
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg 0.1µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine 0.009mg 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.01mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine 0.014mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine 0.014mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine 0.003mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine 0.011mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine 0.005mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.203g Pickled cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pickled cucumber Ginger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
12
Pickled cucumber
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pickled cucumber
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
2%
Pickled cucumber
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
2%
Pickled cucumber
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Pickled cucumber
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.151g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 1195mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pickled cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169379/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.