Calories in Ginger and
Ground Ginger

How many calories in Ginger? See below, the Ginger calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Ginger nutrition facts and the health benefits of Ginger to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Ginger or Root Ginger is full of flavor and mildly spicy. In its raw form it contains many vitamins and minerals including vitamins C, B1-B3, B5, B6, B9 (folate), E, K, and is full of potassium.

Ginger is well known for assisting with digestion and nausea. It is also believed to be anti-inflammatory. Other Ginger benefits are thought to include helping to lower cholesterol, boosting our immune systems and acting as an expectorant.

In the calorie tables below we have both calories in ginger and calories in ground ginger. We also have a nutrition table for them both.

See our vegetable calories comparison chart to compare the Ginger calories with the other calories in vegetables. This will aid you in putting together your diet plan.

Also, have a look how nutritious Ginger is in comparison to the other vegetable nutrition facts.

All of our calorie and nutrition information is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.

Ginger Calories

Ginger root, raw

Refuse: 7% (Scrapings)
Scientific Name: Zingiber officinale

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams80 kcal (333 kJ)
1 tbsp, 2 grams2 kcal (7 kJ)
0.25 cup slices (1" dia), 24 grams19 kcal (80 kJ)
5 slices (1" dia), 11 grams9 kcal (37 kJ)

Spices, ginger, ground

Refuse: 0%
Scientific Name: Zingiber officinale

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams335 kcal (1404 kJ)
1 tbsp, 5.2 grams17 kcal (73 kJ)
1 tsp, 1.8 grams6 kcal (25 kJ)
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Ginger Nutrition

Ginger nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Scientific Name: Zingiber officinale
Ginger NutrientsGinger root, rawGinger, ground
Water78.89 g9.94 g
Energy333 kJ (80 kcal)1404 kJ (335 kcal)
Protein1.82 g8.98 g
Carbohydrates17.77 g71.62 g
Total Fat:0.75 g4.24 g
Fiber2 g14.1 g
Sugars, total1.7 g3.39 g
Calcium, Ca16 mg (1.6%)114 mg (11.4%)
Iron, Fe0.6 mg (3.33%)19.8 mg (110%)
Magnesium, Mg43 mg (11%)214 mg (54%)
Phosphorus, P34 mg (3.4%)168 mg (17%)
Potassium, K415 mg (8.83%)1320 mg (28%)
Sodium, Na13 mg (0.54%)27 mg (1.13%)
Zinc, Zn0.34 mg (2.27%)3.64 mg (24%)
Copper, Cu0.226 mg (11.3%)0.48 mg (24%)
Manganese, Mn0.229 mg (11.45%)33.3 mg (1665%)
Selenium, Se0.7 mcg (1%)55.8 mcg (80%)
Vitamin C5 mg (8.33%)0.7 mg (1.17%)
Thiamin (Vit. B1)0.025 mg (1.67%)0.046 mg (3.07%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.034 mg (2%)0.17 mg (10%)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.75 mg (3.75%)9.62 mg (48%)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.203 mg (2.03%)0.477 mg (4.77%)
Vitamin B60.16 mg (8%)0.626 mg (31%)
Folate (Vit. B9)11 mcg (2.75%)13 mcg (3.25%)
Vitamin A0 iu (0%)30 iu (0.6%)
Vitamin E0.26 mg (2.17%)0 mg (0%)
Vitamin K0.1 mcg (0.13%)0.8 mcg (1%)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended
Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

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