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Garlic vs ginger : see how nutritious and the best one for you

Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe, Zingiberaceae) is one of the most commonly consumed dietary condiments in the world . The oleoresin from the rhizomes of ginger contains many bioactive components, such as gincerol etc

It can be consumed in many forms, fresh, dried, powdered, and in the form of oil and juice. Ginger is a common ingredient in Asian cuisines where it is used to build flavors in curries, dressings, and soups. It is also used in sweets and alcoholic beverages such as ginger cookies, ginger beer, and wine.

Garlic (Allium sativum) is a strong-smelling, pungent-tasting herb noted for its many health benefits. It contains a powerful compound called allicin that helps lower cholesterol. 

The garlic bulb contains several cloves and each clove is covered with a soft translucent peel. Garlic has been used as a seasoning in food as well as a traditional remedy for over 3,000 years

Here are content comparison in garlic and ginger 

Which food contains less Sodium?

Ginger

Ginger contains less Sodium with difference of 4mg

Which food is lower in glycemic index?

Ginger

Ginger is lower in glycemic index with difference of 15

Which food is cheaper?

Ginger is cheaper

 Sugars

Garlic contains less Sugars with difference of 0.7g

Saturated Fat

Garlic is lower in Saturated Fat with difference of 0.114g

Minerals

Garlic is relatively richer in minerals

Vitamins

Garlic is relatively richer in vitamins

 Cholesterol

They are relatively equal in Cholesterol

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