Potato vs Ginger: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Potato - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Ginger - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Potato

At first glance, you can see that in potato is just a little less calories than in ginger.

Potato has 77 kcal per 100g and ginger 80 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 4%.

In potato and in ginger most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare potato with ginger in details.

Fact 2: Potato And Ginger Nutrition Difference

Ginger vs Potato: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gPotatoGinger
Calories77 80
Carbohydrates17.49 g17.77 g
Fat0.1 g0.75 g
Dietary fiber2.1 g2 g
Protein2.05 g1.82 g
Calcium12 mg16 mg
Iron0.81 mg0.6 mg
Magnessium23 mg43 mg
Phosphorus57 mg34 mg
Potassium425 mg415 mg
Sodium6 mg13 mg
Zink0.3 mg0.34 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.061 mg0.75 mg
Vitaminium B50.279 mg0.203 mg
Vitaminium B60.298 mg0.16 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)15 mg11 mg
Vitaminium C19.7 mg5 mg
Vitaminium K2 mg0.1 mg

More protein in potato

It is aslo easy to see see that in potato is more protein than in ginger.

There is 1.82g per 100g of ginger and 2.05g per 100g of potato so using simple math we can see that difference is about 13%.

Less carbohydrates in potato

In potato is less carbohydrates than in ginger.

There is 17.77g/100g of carbohydrates in ginger and 17.49g/100g in potato so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 2%.

Less fat in potato

In potato is less fats than in ginger.

The tables above show us that there is 0.75g/100g of fats in ginger and 0.1g/100g in potato. In this case difference is about 650%.


  • Calories77
  • Carbohydrates17.49 g
  • Fat0.1 g
  • Dietary fiber2.1 g
  • Protein2.05 g
Potato calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | sliced

Calories source

  • 88% CARBS.
  • 10% PROTEIN
  • 1% FAT


  • Calories80
  • Carbohydrates17.77 g
  • Fat0.75 g
  • Dietary fiber2 g
  • Protein1.82 g
Ginger calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | tablespoon | teaspoon | slice | cup | chopped

Calories source

  • 84% CARBS
  • 9% PROTEIN
  • 8% FAT

Vitamins: ginger vs potato

Minerals: potato vs ginger

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy eating and living style promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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