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Apple cider vinegar vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Apple cider vinegar and Balsamic vinegar?

  • Apple cider vinegar is higher in Manganese, however Balsamic vinegar is richer in Iron.
  • Balsamic vinegar contains 2 times less Manganese than Apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar contains 0.249mg of Manganese, while Balsamic vinegar contains 0.131mg.
  • Apple cider vinegar has less Sugars.

We used Vinegar, cider and Vinegar, balsamic types in this article.

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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
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Contains less Sodium -78.3%
Contains more Iron +260%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 3% 7% 4% 3% 2% 4% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 10% 9% 9% 3% 9% 3%
Contains less Sodium -78.3%
Contains more Iron +260%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%

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
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Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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
Apple cider vinegar
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
3
Apple cider vinegar
9
Balsamic vinegar

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%
Apple cider vinegar
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
1%
Apple cider vinegar
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
0%
Apple cider vinegar
0%
Balsamic vinegar

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.
Apple cider vinegar Balsamic vinegar
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple cider vinegar Balsamic vinegar
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar contains less Sugars (difference - 14.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($4)

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 Apple cider vinegar Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Calories 21 88 Balsamic vinegar
Protein 0 0.49 Balsamic vinegar
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.93 17.03 Balsamic vinegar
Cholesterol 0 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Apple cider vinegar
Iron 0.2 0.72 Balsamic vinegar
Calcium 7 27 Balsamic vinegar
Potassium 73 112 Balsamic vinegar
Magnesium 5 12 Balsamic vinegar
Sugars 0.4 14.95 Apple cider vinegar
Fiber 0 Apple cider vinegar
Copper 0.008 0.026 Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 0.04 0.08 Balsamic vinegar
Starch
Phosphorus 8 19 Balsamic vinegar
Sodium 5 23 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin B1 0 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin B2 0 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin B3 0 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin B5 0 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin B6 0 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin B12 0 Apple cider vinegar
Vitamin K 0 Apple cider vinegar
Folate 0 Apple cider vinegar
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat 0 Apple cider vinegar
Polyunsaturated fat 0 Apple cider vinegar
Tryptophan 0 Apple cider vinegar
Threonine 0 Apple cider vinegar
Isoleucine 0 Apple cider vinegar
Leucine 0 Apple cider vinegar
Lysine 0 Apple cider vinegar
Methionine 0 Apple cider vinegar
Phenylalanine 0 Apple cider vinegar
Valine 0 Apple cider vinegar
Histidine 0 Apple cider vinegar
Fructose 0.3 7.38 Balsamic vinegar

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple cider vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173469/nutrients
  2. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.