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Apple cider vinegar vs. Table salt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Apple cider vinegar and Table salt

  • Apple cider vinegar is higher than Table salt in Manganese.
  • Table salt covers your daily Sodium needs 1685% more than Apple cider vinegar.
  • Apple cider vinegar contains 9 times more Potassium than Table salt. While Apple cider vinegar contains 73mg of Potassium, Table salt contains only 8mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Apple cider vinegar is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Vinegar, cider and Salt, table.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +812.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Manganese +149%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Iron +65%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +275%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 4% 4% 7% 1% 2% 3% 33% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10% 14% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +812.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Manganese +149%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Iron +65%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +275%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +46805%
Contains more Other +1797.3%
94% 5%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 0.93 g
Water: 93.81 g
Other: 5.26 g
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0.2 g
Other: 99.8 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +46805%
Contains more Other +1797.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Apple cider vinegar Table salt
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple cider vinegar Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 0.93g 0g Apple cider vinegar
Carbs 0.93g 0g Apple cider vinegar
Calories 21kcal 0kcal Apple cider vinegar
Fructose 0.3g Apple cider vinegar
Sugar 0.4g 0g Table salt
Calcium 7mg 24mg Table salt
Iron 0.2mg 0.33mg Table salt
Magnesium 5mg 1mg Apple cider vinegar
Phosphorus 8mg 0mg Apple cider vinegar
Potassium 73mg 8mg Apple cider vinegar
Sodium 5mg 38758mg Apple cider vinegar
Zinc 0.04mg 0.1mg Table salt
Copper 0.008mg 0.03mg Table salt
Manganese 0.249mg 0.1mg Apple cider vinegar
Selenium 0.1µg 0.1µg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apple cider vinegar Table salt
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Apple cider vinegar
0%
Table salt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Apple cider vinegar
510%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 38753mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.