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Balsamic vinegar vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Balsamic vinegar and Turmeric

  • Balsamic vinegar has less Manganese, Iron, Copper, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 855% more.
  • Balsamic vinegar has 5 times more Sugar than Turmeric. Balsamic vinegar has 14.95g of Sugar, while Turmeric has 3.21g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Vinegar, balsamic and Spices, turmeric, 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
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Contains less Sodium -14.8%
Contains more Iron +7538.9%
Contains more Calcium +522.2%
Contains more Potassium +1757.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1633.3%
Contains more Copper +4900%
Contains more Zinc +5525%
Contains more Phosphorus +1473.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 10% 9% 9% 3% 9% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Contains less Sodium -14.8%
Contains more Iron +7538.9%
Contains more Calcium +522.2%
Contains more Potassium +1757.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1633.3%
Contains more Copper +4900%
Contains more Zinc +5525%
Contains more Phosphorus +1473.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 3% 0% 89% 0% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 0% 34% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
9
Balsamic vinegar
392
Turmeric

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
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
17%
Balsamic vinegar
67%
Turmeric
Fats
0%
Balsamic vinegar
15%
Turmeric

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 Turmeric
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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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.74g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turmeric
Turmeric 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 - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.838g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Balsamic vinegar Turmeric Opinion
Calories 88 312 Turmeric
Protein 0.49 9.68 Turmeric
Fats 0 3.25 Turmeric
Vitamin C 0 0.7 Turmeric
Carbs 17.03 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Turmeric
Iron 0.72 55 Turmeric
Calcium 27 168 Turmeric
Potassium 112 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 12 208 Turmeric
Sugar 14.95 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 0.026 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 0.08 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 19 299 Turmeric
Sodium 23 27 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 Turmeric
Vitamin B1 0.058 Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0 Turmeric
Vitamin K 13.4 Turmeric
Folate 20 Turmeric
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Balsamic vinegar
Saturated Fat 0 1.838 Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
Fructose 7.38 0.45 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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/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.