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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 Sugars 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
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5
Ginger
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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
6%
Rutabagas
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
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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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 contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Rutabagas Ginger Opinion
Calories 37 80 Ginger
Protein 1.08 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.16 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 25 5 Rutabagas
Carbs 8.62 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 43 16 Rutabagas
Potassium 305 415 Ginger
Magnesium 20 43 Ginger
Sugars 4.46 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 2.3 2 Rutabagas
Copper 0.032 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.24 0.34 Ginger
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 34 Rutabagas
Sodium 12 13 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 2 0 Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.3 0.26 Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.025 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.034 Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.203 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 0.1 Rutabagas
Folate 21 11 Rutabagas
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.203 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 Ginger
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.