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Potato pancake vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Potato pancake and Ginger different?

  • Potato pancake is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, Iron, and Vitamin B1, while Ginger is higher in Vitamin B12.
  • Potato pancake covers your daily need of Sodium 33% more than Ginger.
  • Potato pancake contains 13 times more Selenium than Ginger. Potato pancake contains 8.9µg of Selenium, while Ginger contains 0.7µg.
  • Ginger is lower in Sodium.

Potato pancakes and Ginger root, raw types were used 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 +100%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.9%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.9%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Copper +25.6%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +452%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +532%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2600%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 5% 9% 93% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 31% 37% 7%
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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +452%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +532%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2600%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%

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.
Potato pancake Ginger
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 15.77g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 1.82g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.75g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 17.77g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 80kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g g Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 3.3g 2g Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 16mg Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.6mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 128mg 34mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 415mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.7mg 0.34mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 113IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 5mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.025mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.034mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.75mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.203mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.16mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 11µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 0.1µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.012mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.036mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.051mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.074mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.057mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.013mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.045mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.073mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.03mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Ginger
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.203g Ginger
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.154g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.154g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Potato pancake 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
37
Potato pancake
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
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
36%
Potato pancake
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
18%
Ginger
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 751mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.293g)

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. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/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.