United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11216, Ginger root, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Zingiber officinale
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.84   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.78   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 7%   Refuse Description:   Scrapings
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 2 g

cup slices (1" dia) 24 g

slices (1" dia) 11 g
Proximates Water g 78.89 5 -- 1.58 18.93 8.68
Proximates Energy kcal 80 -- -- 2 19 9
Proximates Energy kJ 333 -- -- 7 80 37
Proximates Protein g 1.82 5 -- 0.04 0.44 0.20
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.75 3 -- 0.01 0.18 0.08
Proximates Ash g 0.77 2 -- 0.02 0.18 0.08
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 17.77 -- -- 0.36 4.26 1.95
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 2.0 -- -- 0.0 0.5 0.2
Proximates Sugars, total g 1.70 -- -- 0.03 0.41 0.19
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 16 3 -- 0 4 2
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.60 3 -- 0.01 0.14 0.07
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 43 2 -- 1 10 5
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 34 3 -- 1 8 4
Minerals Potassium, K mg 415 2 -- 8 100 46
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 13 2 -- 0 3 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.34 1 -- 0.01 0.08 0.04
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.226 1 -- 0.005 0.054 0.025
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.229 1 -- 0.005 0.055 0.025
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.7 -- -- 0.0 0.2 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 5.0 1 -- 0.1 1.2 0.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.025 3 -- 0.000 0.006 0.003
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.034 3 -- 0.001 0.008 0.004
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.750 3 -- 0.015 0.180 0.083
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.203 1 -- 0.004 0.049 0.022
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.160 1 -- 0.003 0.038 0.018
Vitamins Folate, total µg 11 1 -- 0 3 1
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 11 1 -- 0 3 1
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 11 -- -- 0 3 1
Vitamins Choline, total mg 28.8 -- -- 0.6 6.9 3.2
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.26 -- -- 0.01 0.06 0.03
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.1 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.203 -- -- 0.004 0.049 0.022
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.007 1 -- 0.000 0.002 0.001
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.039 1 -- 0.001 0.009 0.004
Lipids 14:0 g 0.018 1 -- 0.000 0.004 0.002
Lipids 16:0 g 0.120 1 -- 0.002 0.029 0.013
Lipids 18:0 g 0.017 1 -- 0.000 0.004 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.154 -- -- 0.003 0.037 0.017
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.021 1 -- 0.000 0.005 0.002
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.119 1 -- 0.002 0.029 0.013
Lipids 20:1 g 0.007 1 -- 0.000 0.002 0.001
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.154 -- -- 0.003 0.037 0.017
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.120 1 -- 0.002 0.029 0.013
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.034 1 -- 0.001 0.008 0.004
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 1 -- 0 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 15 1 -- 0 4 2
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.012 1 -- 0.000 0.003 0.001
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.036 1 -- 0.001 0.009 0.004
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.051 1 -- 0.001 0.012 0.006
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.074 1 -- 0.001 0.018 0.008
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.057 1 -- 0.001 0.014 0.006
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.013 1 -- 0.000 0.003 0.001
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.008 1 -- 0.000 0.002 0.001
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.045 1 -- 0.001 0.011 0.005
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.020 1 -- 0.000 0.005 0.002
Amino Acids Valine g 0.073 1 -- 0.001 0.018 0.008
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.043 1 -- 0.001 0.010 0.005
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.030 1 -- 0.001 0.007 0.003
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.031 1 -- 0.001 0.007 0.003
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.208 1 -- 0.004 0.050 0.023
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.162 1 -- 0.003 0.039 0.018
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.043 1 -- 0.001 0.010 0.005
Amino Acids Proline g 0.041 1 -- 0.001 0.010 0.005
Amino Acids Serine g 0.045 1 -- 0.001 0.011 0.005
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1265 GINGER
  • C0240 ROOT, TUBER OR BULB, WITHOUT PEEL
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION