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Red cabbage vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Red cabbage and Ginger different?

  • Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K, while Ginger is higher in Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin A, and Potassium.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin C 58% more than Ginger.
  • Red cabbage contains 382 times more Vitamin K than Ginger. Red cabbage contains 38.2µg of Vitamin K, while Ginger contains 0.1µg.
  • Ginger is lower in Sugar.

Cabbage, red, raw 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 Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains more Potassium +70.8%
Contains more Magnesium +168.8%
Contains more Copper +1229.4%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains more Potassium +70.8%
Contains more Magnesium +168.8%
Contains more Copper +1229.4%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%

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 C +1040%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +38100%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
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 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +38100%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.1%

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
39
Red cabbage
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
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
9%
Red cabbage
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
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.
Red cabbage Ginger
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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 Red cabbage Ginger Opinion
Calories 31 80 Ginger
Protein 1.43 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.16 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 57 5 Red cabbage
Net carbs 5.269999980926514 15.770000457763672 Ginger
Carbs 7.37 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.6 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 16 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 415 Ginger
Magnesium 16 43 Ginger
Sugar 3.83 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 2.1 2 Red cabbage
Copper 0.017 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.22 0.34 Ginger
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 34 Ginger
Sodium 27 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 1116 0 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.025 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.034 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.203 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.16 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 0.1 Red cabbage
Folate 18 11 Red cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.203 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.012
Threonine 0.039 0.036 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.046 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.049 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.014 0.013 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.048 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.024 0.03 Ginger
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.