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Balsamic vinegar vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Balsamic vinegar and Table salt?

  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1684% higher.
  • Table salt has 14 times less Potassium than Balsamic vinegar. Balsamic vinegar has 112mg of Potassium, while Table salt has 8mg.
  • Balsamic vinegar is lower in Sodium.

We used Vinegar, balsamic and Salt, table types in this comparison.

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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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1300%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1300%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +15.4%

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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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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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 Table salt
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Balsamic vinegar Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 17.03g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Protein 0.49g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Fats 0g 0g
Carbs 17.03g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Calories 88kcal 0kcal Balsamic vinegar
Starch g g
Fructose 7.38g g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 14.95g 0g Table salt
Fiber g 0g Table salt
Calcium 27mg 24mg Balsamic vinegar
Iron 0.72mg 0.33mg Balsamic vinegar
Magnesium 12mg 1mg Balsamic vinegar
Phosphorus 19mg 0mg Balsamic vinegar
Potassium 112mg 8mg Balsamic vinegar
Sodium 23mg 38758mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 0.08mg 0.1mg Table salt
Copper 0.026mg 0.03mg Table salt
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0mg Table salt
Vitamin D IU 0IU Table salt
Vitamin D µg 0µg Table salt
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 mg 0mg Table salt
Vitamin B2 mg 0mg Table salt
Vitamin B3 mg 0mg Table salt
Vitamin B5 mg 0mg Table salt
Vitamin B6 mg 0mg Table salt
Folate µg 0µg Table salt
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Table salt
Vitamin K µg 0µg Table salt
Tryptophan mg 0mg Table salt
Threonine mg 0mg Table salt
Isoleucine mg 0mg Table salt
Leucine mg 0mg Table salt
Lysine mg 0mg Table salt
Methionine mg 0mg Table salt
Phenylalanine mg 0mg Table salt
Valine mg 0mg Table salt
Histidine mg 0mg Table salt
Cholesterol mg 0mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0g
Monounsaturated Fat g 0g Table salt
Polyunsaturated fat g 0g Table salt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Balsamic vinegar Table salt
Low Fats diet Equal
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
0
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
9
Balsamic vinegar
636
Table salt

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
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
17%
Balsamic vinegar
0%
Table salt
Fats
0%
Balsamic vinegar
0%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.95g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Table salt
Table salt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 38735mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
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.

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. 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.