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.
Calories per Serving
|100 grams||80 kcal (333 kJ)|
|1 tbsp, 2 grams||2 kcal (7 kJ)|
|0.25 cup slices (1" dia), 24 grams||19 kcal (80 kJ)|
|5 slices (1" dia), 11 grams||9 kcal (37 kJ)|
Calories per Serving
|100 grams||335 kcal (1404 kJ)|
|1 tbsp, 5.2 grams||17 kcal (73 kJ)|
|1 tsp, 1.8 grams||6 kcal (25 kJ)|
|Ginger nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Scientific Name: Zingiber officinale
|Ginger Nutrients||Ginger root, raw||Ginger, ground|
|Water||78.89 g||9.94 g|
|Energy||333 kJ (80 kcal)||1404 kJ (335 kcal)|
|Protein||1.82 g||8.98 g|
|Carbohydrates||17.77 g||71.62 g|
|Total Fat:||0.75 g||4.24 g|
|Fiber||2 g||14.1 g|
|Sugars, total||1.7 g||3.39 g|
|Calcium, Ca||16 mg (1.6%)||114 mg (11.4%)|
|Iron, Fe||0.6 mg (3.33%)||19.8 mg (110%)|
|Magnesium, Mg||43 mg (11%)||214 mg (54%)|
|Phosphorus, P||34 mg (3.4%)||168 mg (17%)|
|Potassium, K||415 mg (8.83%)||1320 mg (28%)|
|Sodium, Na||13 mg (0.54%)||27 mg (1.13%)|
|Zinc, Zn||0.34 mg (2.27%)||3.64 mg (24%)|
|Copper, Cu||0.226 mg (11.3%)||0.48 mg (24%)|
|Manganese, Mn||0.229 mg (11.45%)||33.3 mg (1665%)|
|Selenium, Se||0.7 mcg (1%)||55.8 mcg (80%)|
|Vitamin C||5 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 B6||0.16 mg (8%)||0.626 mg (31%)|
|Folate (Vit. B9)||11 mcg (2.75%)||13 mcg (3.25%)|
|Vitamin A||0 iu (0%)||30 iu (0.6%)|
|Vitamin E||0.26 mg (2.17%)||0 mg (0%)|
|Vitamin K||0.1 mcg (0.13%)||0.8 mcg (1%)|
|Percentages are relative to US Recommended
Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
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