Ginger – heals and promotes weight loss

ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant in the family Zingiberaceae whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine.

Ginger – the content of nutrients, vitamins and minerals

The content of nutrients, vitamins and minerals in ginger USDA – United States Department of Agriculture[1].

NutrientUnitValue per 100 g
Waterg78,89
Energykcal80
EnergykJ333
Proteing1,82
Total lipid (fat)g0,75
Ashg0,77
Carbohydrate, by differenceg17,77
Fiber, total dietaryg2,0
Sugars, totalg1,70
Minerals
Calcium, Camg16
Iron, Femg0,6
Magnesium, Mgmg43
Phosphorus, Pmg34
Potassium, Kmg415
Sodium, Namg13
Zinc, Znmg0,34
Copper, Cumg0,226
Manganese, Mnmg0,229
Selenium, Seµg0,7
Vitamins
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)mg5,0
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)mg0,025
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)mg0,034
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)mg0,750
Vitamin B4 (Choline)mg28,8
Pantothenic acid (a vitamin B5)mg0,203
Vitamin B6mg0,160
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9, Vitamin B11, Vitamin M, folacin)µg11
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)mg0,26
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)µg0,1
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturatedg0,203
Fatty acids, total monounsaturatedg0,154
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturatedg0,154
Amino Acids
Tryptophang0,012
Threonineg0,036
Isoleucineg0,051
Leucineg0,074
Lysineg0,057
Methionineg0,013
Cystineg0,008
Phenylalanineg0,045
Tyrosineg0,020
Valineg0,073
Arginineg0,043
Histidineg0,030
Alanineg0,031
Acid asparganowyg0,208
Glutamic acidg0,162
Glycineg0,043
Prolineg0,041
Serineg0,045

 


References & External links

  1. Ginger root, raw – https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods/show/2969.

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