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Rutabagas vs. Ginger — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Rutabagas and Ginger

  • Rutabagas have more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1, while Ginger have more Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Rutabagas' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 22% higher.
  • Ginger contains 4 times less Vitamin B1 than Rutabagas. Rutabagas contain 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, while Ginger contains 0.025mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Ginger is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Rutabagas, raw and Ginger root, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Copper +606.3%
Contains more Manganese +74.8%
Equal in Sodium - 13
Equal in Selenium - 0.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11% 18% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76% 30% 4%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Copper +606.3%
Contains more Manganese +74.8%
Equal in Sodium - 13
Equal in Selenium - 0.7

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Contains more Choline +104.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.75
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 8% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 16% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Contains more Choline +104.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.75

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +13.4%
Contains more Protein +68.5%
Contains more Fats +368.8%
Contains more Carbs +106.1%
Equal in Other - 0.77
9% 89%
Protein: 1.08 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 8.62 g
Water: 89.43 g
Other: 0.71 g
2% 18% 79%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.75 g
Carbs: 17.77 g
Water: 78.89 g
Other: 0.77 g
Contains more Water +13.4%
Contains more Protein +68.5%
Contains more Fats +368.8%
Contains more Carbs +106.1%
Equal in Other - 0.77

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +516%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +75%
19% 18% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
40% 30% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.203 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.154 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +516%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +75%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Rutabagas Ginger
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 6.32g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 1.08g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 0.16g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 8.62g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 37kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 2.3g 2g Rutabagas
Calcium 43mg 16mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.44mg 0.6mg Ginger
Magnesium 20mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 53mg 34mg Rutabagas
Potassium 305mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 12mg 13mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.24mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.032mg 0.226mg Ginger
Manganese 0.131mg 0.229mg Ginger
Selenium 0.7µg 0.7µg
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.26mg Rutabagas
Vitamin C 25mg 5mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.025mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.034mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.16mg 0.203mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 21µg 11µg Rutabagas
Choline 14.1mg 28.8mg Ginger
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.1µg Rutabagas
Tryptophan 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg Ginger
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.203g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rutabagas Ginger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Rutabagas
9%
Ginger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Rutabagas
23%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.