Ginger, Dried Ground

Ground ginger comes from drying and grinding the thickened, pungent, aromatic rhizome (root) of the tropically grown ginger plant, Zingiber officinale

Ginger, Dried Ground

Ginger, Dried Ground

Ground ginger comes from drying and grinding the thickened, pungent, aromatic rhizome (root) of the tropically grown ginger plant, Zingiber officinale.  Ginger is widely used in Chinese food and is one of the seasonings in pumpkin pie.  See the nutritional information below. 

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Spices, ginger, ground

Scientific Name: Zingiber officinale

NDB No: 02021

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error
1 tsp. 
——-
1.80 g
Proximates
Water
g
9.38
781
0.071
0.169
Energy
kcal
347
0
 
6.246
Energy
kj
1452
0
 
26.136
Protein
g
9.12
63
0.278
0.164
Total lipid (fat)
g
5.95
400
0.084
0.107
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
70.79
0
 
1.274
Fiber, total dietary
g
12.5
0
 
0.225
Ash
g
4.77
1006
0.040
0.086
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
116
7
16.646
2.088
Iron, Fe
mg
11.52
6
1.851
0.207
Magnesium, Mg
mg
184
5
9.274
3.312
Phosphorus, P
mg
148
4
17.500
2.664
Potassium, K
mg
1343
8
104.240
24.174
Sodium, Na
mg
32
13
2.702
0.576
Zinc, Zn
mg
4.72
7
0.429
0.085
Copper, Cu
mg
0.480
0
 
0.009
Manganese, Mn
mg
26.500
0
 
0.477
Selenium, Se
mcg
38.5
3
15.762
0.693
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
7.0
0
 
0.126
Thiamin
mg
0.046
1
 
0.001
Riboflavin
mg
0.185
3
0.044
0.003
Niacin
mg
5.155
2
 
0.093
Vitamin B-6
mg
1.120
0
 
0.020
Folate, total
mcg
39
0
 
0.702
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
 
0.000
Folate, food
mcg
39
0
 
0.702
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
39
0
 
0.702
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
 
0.000
Vitamin A, IU
IU
147
1
 
2.646
Vitamin A, RE
mcg_RE
15
1
 
0.270
Vitamin E
mg_ATE
0.280
0
 
0.005
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
1.940
0
 
0.035
4:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
6:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
8:0
g
0.060
1
 
0.001
10:0
g
0.180
1
 
0.003
12:0
g
0.330
1
 
0.006
14:0
g
0.150
1
 
0.003
16:0
g
1.020
1
 
0.018
18:0
g
0.140
1
 
0.003
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
1.000
0
 
0.018
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
18:1 undifferentiated
g
1.000
1
 
0.018
20:1
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
1.310
0
 
0.024
18:2 undifferentiated
g
1.020
1
 
0.018
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.290
1
 
0.005
18:4
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
 
0.000
Phytosterols
mg
83
0
 
1.494
Amino acids
Tryptophan
g
0.063
0
 
0.001
Threonine
g
0.187
0
 
0.003
Isoleucine
g
0.266
0
 
0.005
Leucine
g
0.387
0
 
0.007
Lysine
g
0.299
0
 
0.005
Methionine
g
0.067
0
 
0.001
Cystine
g
0.042
0
 
0.001
Phenylalanine
g
0.236
0
 
0.004
Tyrosine
g
0.102
0
 
0.002
Valine
g
0.382
0
 
0.007
Arginine
g
0.226
0
 
0.004
Histidine
g
0.158
0
 
0.003
Alanine
g
0.163
0
 
0.003
Aspartic acid
g
1.090
0
 
0.020
Glutamic acid
g
0.848
0
 
0.015
Glycine
g
0.226
0
 
0.004
Proline
g
0.216
0
 
0.004
Serine
g
0.236
0
 
0.004

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 14 (July 2001)

About Kimberly Hosler

An ethical vegan since June 2007, Kimberly is a NYS licensed Massage Therapist & a Director at All-Creatures. She serves as the current VP of the Albany Vegan Network and is the Founder & President of the Albany Vegan Lady Gang. She also enjoys volunteering at local Farm Sanctuaries. She lives in Upstate NY with her two kitties and senior blind yorkie and she also has two grown human children.

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