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Balsamic vinegar vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Balsamic vinegar and Mustard

  • Mustard is higher than Balsamic vinegar in Phosphorus, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Mustard covers your daily Sodium needs 47% more than Balsamic vinegar.
  • Balsamic vinegar contains 16 times more Sugar than Mustard. While Balsamic vinegar contains 14.95g of Sugar, Mustard contains only 0.92g.

Food varieties used in this article are Vinegar, balsamic and Mustard, prepared, yellow.

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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 -97.9%
Contains more Iron +123.6%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Copper +184.6%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +468.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 10% 9% 9% 3% 9% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Iron +123.6%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Copper +184.6%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +468.4%

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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Mustard
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Balsamic vinegar
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
9
Balsamic vinegar
45
Mustard

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 food.
Protein
3%
Balsamic vinegar
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
17%
Balsamic vinegar
6%
Mustard
Fats
0%
Balsamic vinegar
15%
Mustard

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Balsamic vinegar Mustard
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

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Balsamic vinegar Mustard
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mustard
Mustard is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mustard
Mustard is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 1081mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.214g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Balsamic vinegar Mustard Opinion
Calories 88 60 Balsamic vinegar
Protein 0.49 3.74 Mustard
Fats 0 3.34 Mustard
Vitamin C 0 0.3 Mustard
Carbs 17.03 5.83 Balsamic vinegar
Cholesterol 0 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Mustard
Iron 0.72 1.61 Mustard
Calcium 27 63 Mustard
Potassium 112 152 Mustard
Magnesium 12 48 Mustard
Sugar 14.95 0.92 Mustard
Fiber 4 Mustard
Copper 0.026 0.074 Mustard
Zinc 0.08 0.64 Mustard
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 19 108 Mustard
Sodium 23 1104 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin A 0 109 Mustard
Vitamin E 0.36 Mustard
Vitamin D 0 Mustard
Vitamin B1 0.177 Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.07 Mustard
Vitamin B3 0.565 Mustard
Vitamin B5 0.254 Mustard
Vitamin B6 0.07 Mustard
Vitamin B12 0 Mustard
Vitamin K 1.4 Mustard
Folate 7 Mustard
Trans Fat 0 0.009 Balsamic vinegar
Saturated Fat 0 0.214 Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 2.182 Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.774 Mustard
Tryptophan 0.009 Mustard
Threonine 0.167 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 Mustard
Leucine 0.292 Mustard
Lysine 0.264 Mustard
Methionine 0.076 Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161 Mustard
Valine 0.189 Mustard
Histidine 0.119 Mustard
Fructose 7.38 0.23 Balsamic vinegar

References

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

  1. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/nutrients
  2. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.