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Table salt vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.586g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sodium (difference - 38610mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Table salt Saffron
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Table salt Saffron
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Table salt
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
608
Table salt
91
Saffron

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Iron +3263.6%
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +21450%
Contains more Magnesium +26300%
Contains more Copper +993.3%
Contains more Zinc +990%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Iron +3263.6%
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +21450%
Contains more Magnesium +26300%
Contains more Copper +993.3%
Contains more Zinc +990%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
0%
Table salt
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
65%
Saffron
Fats
0%
Table salt
27%
Saffron

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Table salt Saffron Opinion
Calories 0 310 Saffron
Protein 0 11.43 Saffron
Fats 0 5.85 Saffron
Vitamin C 0 80.8 Saffron
Carbs 0 65.37 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.33 11.1 Saffron
Calcium 24 111 Saffron
Potassium 8 1724 Saffron
Magnesium 1 264 Saffron
Sugars 0 Table salt
Fiber 0 3.9 Saffron
Copper 0.03 0.328 Saffron
Zinc 0.1 1.09 Saffron
Starch
Phosphorus 0 252 Saffron
Sodium 38758 148 Saffron
Vitamin A 0 530 Saffron
Vitamin E 0 Table salt
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.115 Saffron
Vitamin B2 0 0.267 Saffron
Vitamin B3 0 1.46 Saffron
Vitamin B5 0 Table salt
Vitamin B6 0 1.01 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Table salt
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 1.586 Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.429 Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 0 2.067 Saffron
Tryptophan 0 Table salt
Threonine 0 Table salt
Isoleucine 0 Table salt
Leucine 0 Table salt
Lysine 0 Table salt
Methionine 0 Table salt
Phenylalanine 0 Table salt
Valine 0 Table salt
Histidine 0 Table salt
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.