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Balsamic vinegar vs. Vinegar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Balsamic vinegar and Vinegar

  • Vinegar has less Iron.
  • Balsamic vinegar has 374 times more Sugar than Vinegar. Balsamic vinegar has 14.95g of Sugar, while Vinegar has 0.04g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Vinegar, balsamic and Vinegar, distilled.

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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 Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +2300%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +375%
Contains more Potassium +5500%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Copper +333.3%
Contains more Manganese +138.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9% 18% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 8% 3%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +2300%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +375%
Contains more Potassium +5500%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Copper +333.3%
Contains more Manganese +138.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%

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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Vinegar
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 Protein +∞%
Contains more Carbs +42475%
Contains more Other +16.4%
Contains more Water +24%
17% 76% 6%
Protein: 0.49 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 17.03 g
Water: 76.45 g
Other: 6.03 g
95% 5%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 0.04 g
Water: 94.78 g
Other: 5.18 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Carbs +42475%
Contains more Other +16.4%
Contains more Water +24%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Balsamic vinegar Vinegar Opinion
Net carbs 17.03g 0.04g Balsamic vinegar
Protein 0.49g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Carbs 17.03g 0.04g Balsamic vinegar
Calories 88kcal 18kcal Balsamic vinegar
Fructose 7.38g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 14.95g 0.04g Vinegar
Calcium 27mg 6mg Balsamic vinegar
Iron 0.72mg 0.03mg Balsamic vinegar
Magnesium 12mg 1mg Balsamic vinegar
Phosphorus 19mg 4mg Balsamic vinegar
Potassium 112mg 2mg Balsamic vinegar
Sodium 23mg 2mg Vinegar
Zinc 0.08mg 0.01mg Balsamic vinegar
Copper 0.026mg 0.006mg Balsamic vinegar
Manganese 0.131mg 0.055mg Balsamic vinegar
Selenium 0.5µg Vinegar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Balsamic vinegar Vinegar
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%
Balsamic vinegar
0%
Vinegar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Balsamic vinegar
2%
Vinegar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vinegar
Vinegar is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vinegar
Vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vinegar
Vinegar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Vinegar
Vinegar is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vinegar
Vinegar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)

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. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/nutrients
  2. Vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172237/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.