Ginger root, raw Nutrition Label

Ginger root, raw Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 82kcal (343 kj)
17%
Carbohydrates 15.77g
6%
Sugars 1.70g
Starch 14.07g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.85g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.85g
Protein 1.82g
1%
Fat 0.75g
1%
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 0.15g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 0.15g
Saturated fatty acids 0.20g
Cholesterol 0.00mg
Sterols 15.00mg
Iron 0.60mg
3%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 16.00mg
2%
Chromium -
0%
Sodium 13.00mg
1%
Iodine -
0%
Copper 0.23mg
0%
Salt 33.12mg
1%
Selenium 0.70ug
1%
Vitamin e 0.26mg
2%
Zinc 0.34mg
4%
Vitamin c 5.00mg
7%
Vitamin b12 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a (rae) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin b1 0.03mg
2%
Vitamin b2 0.03mg
3%
Vitamin b6 0.19mg
15%
Manganese 0.23mg
13%
Magnesium 43.00mg
14%
Potassium 415.00mg
18%
Fluoride -
0%
Phosphorus 34.00mg
5%
Vitamin k 0.10ug
0%
Fibre, total 2.00g
1%
Fibre, dietary 2.00g
8%
Niacin equivalents 0.95mg
7%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate 11.00ug
3%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols -
0%
Water 78.90g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Ginger root, raw

What is GINGER ROOT, RAW?

Ginger root, raw, refers to the fresh underground stem of the ginger plant, known for its intense and spicy flavor. It is commonly used as a spice and for its medicinal properties in various cuisines and traditional medicine practices around the world. Ginger root is a good source of gingerol, a bioactive compound with potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Health Benefits of Ginger Root, Raw

Raw ginger root is rich in gingerol, a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compound that may help reduce muscle soreness, lower blood sugar levels, and alleviate nausea. It can also aid in digestion, ease menstrual pain, and promote overall gut health.

Health Risks of Consuming Raw Ginger Root

Consuming raw ginger root can cause gastrointestinal discomfort for some individuals, such as heartburn, stomach upset, or diarrhea. Additionally, ginger may interact with certain medications, so it's important to consult with a healthcare professional, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are taking medications.

How much GINGER ROOT, RAW to eat per day?

While there is no specific recommended daily allowance for ginger root, a safe and moderate amount to consume per day is typically up to 4 grams. This is equivalent to approximately 1-2 teaspoons of fresh, grated ginger or 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of dried ginger. As always, individual tolerance and any existing health conditions should be taken into account when determining consumption.

GINGER ROOT, RAW Allergies

Ginger root is not a common allergen, but individuals with a known allergy to ginger should avoid consuming it. Allergic reactions to ginger can include skin rashes, digestive discomfort, and respiratory symptoms. It's important to consult with a healthcare professional if you suspect an allergy to ginger.

Ginger root, raw Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Ginger root, raw

Fat 9%
Carbohydrates 82%
Protein 9%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Ginger root, raw. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Methionine 1%
Tyrosine 2%
Histidine 3%
Alanine 3%
Threonine 4%
Proline 4%
Arginine 4%
Glycine 4%
Serine 5%
Phenylalanine 5%
Isoleucine 5%
Lysine 6%
Valine 7%
Leucine 7%
Glutamic acid 16%
Aspartic acid 21%

Component Breakdown for Ginger root, raw

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Minerals
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Carbo-hydrate
Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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