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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" chart 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 Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +606.3%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Equal in Sodium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +606.3%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Equal in Sodium - 13

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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.75
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.75

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Ginger Opinion
Calories 37kcal 80kcal Ginger
Protein 1.08g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 0.16g 0.75g Ginger
Vitamin C 25mg 5mg Rutabagas
Net carbs 6.32g 15.77g Ginger
Carbs 8.62g 17.77g Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.44mg 0.6mg Ginger
Calcium 43mg 16mg Rutabagas
Potassium 305mg 415mg Ginger
Magnesium 20mg 43mg Ginger
Sugar 4.46g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 2.3g 2g Rutabagas
Copper 0.032mg 0.226mg Ginger
Zinc 0.24mg 0.34mg Ginger
Starch 0.4g g Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53mg 34mg Rutabagas
Sodium 12mg 13mg Rutabagas
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.26mg Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.1µg Rutabagas
Folate 21µg 11µg Rutabagas
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.203g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.154g Ginger
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine mg 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine mg 0.03mg Ginger
Fructose 1.61g g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rutabagas Ginger
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
15
Rutabagas
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
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
6%
Rutabagas
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
3%
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 richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 57)
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)

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. 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.