Ginger

About This Food

Ginger is a member of the Zingiberaceae family which also includes turmeric.

Ranging in color from gold, tan, yellow, beige, white or reddish, ginger's rhizome (or root) should be peeled before being used.

Ginger is packed with antioxidants and contains powerful phytonutrients called gingerols and zingibain.

Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=14,840

Look for ginger with smooth skin and a fresh, spicy fragrance. Fresh unpeeled gingerroot, tightly wrapped, can be refrigerated for up to 3 weeks and frozen for up to 6 months.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Candida Diet
  • Diabetic
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Thyroid Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Food
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Peanuts
  • No Molds
  • No Citrus
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Yeast
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tsp(s)

Calories: 2

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: -1 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.01 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
1 g
ALA
1 mg
EPA, DHA
0 mg, 0 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
0.36 g
Net Carbohydrate
0.32 g
Sugars
0.03 g
Fiber
0.04 g
Protein
0.04 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Macronutrients
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
0 IU
0%
Vitamin C
0.1 mg
0%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.01 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0 mg
0%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
0.22 mcg
0%
Niacin
0.01 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0 mg
0%
Thiamin
0 mg
0%
Choline
0.58 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
0.32 mg
0%
Copper
0 mg
0%
Iron
0.01 mg
0%
Magnesium
0.86 mg
0%
Manganese
0 mg
0%
Phosphorous
0.68 mg
0%
Potassium
8.3 mg
0%
Selenium
0.01 mcg
0%
Sodium
0.26 mg
0%
Zinc
0.01 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg
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