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Balsamic vinegar vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Balsamic vinegar and Nutmeg

  • Nutmeg is richer than Balsamic vinegar in Manganese, Copper, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, Calcium, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Nutmeg is 130% higher.
  • Balsamic vinegar contains 5 times more Sugar than Nutmeg. Balsamic vinegar contains 14.95g of Sugar, while Nutmeg contains 2.99g.

Food types used in this article are Vinegar, balsamic and Spices, nutmeg, ground.

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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
Contains more Calcium +581.5%
Contains more Iron +322.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1425%
Contains more Phosphorus +1021.1%
Contains more Potassium +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Zinc +2587.5%
Contains more Copper +3850%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Contains more Calcium +581.5%
Contains more Iron +322.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1425%
Contains more Phosphorus +1021.1%
Contains more Potassium +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Zinc +2587.5%
Contains more Copper +3850%

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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Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 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 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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 Nutmeg
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Balsamic vinegar Nutmeg Opinion
Net carbs 17.03g 28.49g Nutmeg
Protein 0.49g 5.84g Nutmeg
Fats 0g 36.31g Nutmeg
Carbs 17.03g 49.29g Nutmeg
Calories 88kcal 525kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose 7.38g g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 14.95g 2.99g Nutmeg
Fiber g 20.8g Nutmeg
Calcium 27mg 184mg Nutmeg
Iron 0.72mg 3.04mg Nutmeg
Magnesium 12mg 183mg Nutmeg
Phosphorus 19mg 213mg Nutmeg
Potassium 112mg 350mg Nutmeg
Sodium 23mg 16mg Nutmeg
Zinc 0.08mg 2.15mg Nutmeg
Copper 0.026mg 1.027mg Nutmeg
Vitamin A 0IU 102IU Nutmeg
Vitamin E mg 0mg Nutmeg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Nutmeg
Vitamin D µg 0µg Nutmeg
Vitamin C 0mg 3mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 mg 0.346mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 mg 0.057mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B3 mg 1.299mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.16mg Nutmeg
Folate µg 76µg Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Nutmeg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Nutmeg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol mg 0mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0g g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 0g 25.94g Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat g 3.22g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.35g Nutmeg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
20
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
9
Balsamic vinegar
103
Nutmeg

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
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
17%
Balsamic vinegar
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
0%
Balsamic vinegar
168%
Nutmeg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.94g)
Which food is cheaper?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is cheaper (difference - $2)

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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/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.