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Welsh onion vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Welsh onion and Ginger different?

  • Welsh onion is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron, however Ginger is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Welsh onion is 161% higher.
  • Welsh onion contains 5 times more Vitamin C than Ginger. While Welsh onion contains 27mg of Vitamin C, Ginger contains only 5mg.

Onions, welsh, raw and Ginger root, raw are the varieties 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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +103.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.1%
Contains more Zinc +52.9%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Potassium +95.8%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
Contains more Copper +222.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +103.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.1%
Contains more Zinc +52.9%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Potassium +95.8%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
Contains more Copper +222.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.7%
Contains more Folate +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +193300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
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 E +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.7%
Contains more Folate +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +193300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%

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.
Welsh onion 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 1.9g 1.82g Welsh onion
Fats 0.4g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 6.5g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 34kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.18g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 2.4g 2g Welsh onion
Calcium 18mg 16mg Welsh onion
Iron 1.22mg 0.6mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 23mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 49mg 34mg Welsh onion
Potassium 212mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 17mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.52mg 0.34mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 1160IU 0IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.26mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 27mg 5mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.025mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.034mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.203mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 16µg 11µg Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 0.1µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.012mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074mg 0.036mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.051mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg 0.074mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg 0.057mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021mg 0.013mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.045mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.084mg 0.073mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033mg 0.03mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.203g Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.154g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Welsh onion 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
61
Welsh onion
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
18%
Ginger
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.136g)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
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.

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.