Black Beans vs. Ginger Root

Nutrition comparison of Black Beans and Ginger Root


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of black beans versus ginger root (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in black beans and ginger root:

  • Both ginger root and black beans are high in potassium.
  • Black bean has more thiamin, riboflavin and folate, however, ginger root contains more Vitamin B6.
  • Black bean is an excellent source of dietary fiber.
Detailed nutritional comparison of black beans and ginger root is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Black Beans (Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, canned) and Ginger Root (Ginger root, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Ginger root and black beans contain similar amounts of calories - ginger root has 80 calories per 100 grams and black bean has 91 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, black beans is much heavier in protein, much lighter in carbs and similar to ginger root for fat. Black beans has a macronutrient ratio of 26:71:3 and for ginger root, 0:100:0 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Black Beans Ginger Root
Protein 26% ~
Carbohydrates 71% 100%
Fat 3% ~
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carbohydrates

Ginger root and black beans contain similar amounts of carbs - ginger root has 17.8g of total carbs per 100 grams and black bean has 16.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Black bean is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 245% more dietary fiber than ginger root - ginger root has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and black bean has 6.9g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Ginger root and black beans contain similar amounts of sugar - ginger root has 1.7g of sugar per 100 grams and black bean has 0.23g of sugar.

Protein

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Black bean has 231% more protein than ginger root - ginger root has 1.8g of protein per 100 grams and black bean has 6g of protein.

Fat

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Both ginger root and black beans are low in saturated fat - ginger root has 0.2g of saturated fat per 100 grams and black bean has 0.08g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Ginger root and black beans contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - ginger root has 5mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and black bean has 2.7mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Black beans and ginger root contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - black bean has 1.2ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and ginger root does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Ginger root and black beans contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - ginger root has 0.26mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and black bean has 0.62mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Ginger root and black beans contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - ginger root has 0.1ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and black bean has 2.3ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Black bean has more thiamin, riboflavin and folate, however, ginger root contains more Vitamin B6. Both black beans and ginger root contain significant amounts of niacin and pantothenic acid.

Black Beans Ginger Root
Thiamin 0.14 MG 0.025 MG
Riboflavin 0.12 MG 0.034 MG
Niacin 0.62 MG 0.75 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.184 MG 0.203 MG
Vitamin B6 0.055 MG 0.16 MG
Folate 61 UG 11 UG

Minerals

calcium

Black bean has 119% more calcium than ginger root - ginger root has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and black bean has 35mg of calcium.

iron

Black bean has 217% more iron than ginger root - ginger root has 0.6mg of iron per 100 grams and black bean has 1.9mg of iron.

potassium

Both ginger root and black beans are high in potassium. Ginger root has 35% more potassium than black bean - ginger root has 415mg of potassium per 100 grams and black bean has 308mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, both black beans and ginger root contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Black Beans Ginger Root
alpha linoleic acid 0.057 G 0.034 G
Total 0.057 G 0.034 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both black beans and ginger root contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Black Beans Ginger Root
linoleic acid 0.068 G 0.12 G
Total 0.068 G 0.12 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Black Beans (Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, canned) and Ginger Root (Ginger root, raw) .

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FAQ

Does ginger root or black beans contain more calories in 100 grams?
Ginger root and black beans contain similar amounts of calories - ginger root has 80 calories in 100g and black bean has 91 calories.

Does ginger root or black beans have more carbohydrates?
By weight, ginger root and black beans contain similar amounts of carbs - ginger root has 17.8g of carbs for 100g and black bean has 16.6g of carbohydrates.

Does ginger root or black beans contain more potassium?
Both ginger root and black beans are high in potassium. Ginger root has 40% more potassium than black bean - ginger root has 415mg of potassium in 100 grams and black bean has 308mg of potassium.

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