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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +2300%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +5500%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Copper +333.3%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +375%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 10% 9% 9% 3% 9% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1%
Contains more Iron +2300%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +5500%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Copper +333.3%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +375%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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10
Vinegar
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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
Vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
9
Balsamic vinegar
1
Vinegar

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%
Vinegar
Carbohydrates
17%
Balsamic vinegar
0%
Vinegar
Fats
0%
Balsamic vinegar
0%
Vinegar

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 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

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Balsamic vinegar Vinegar
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Balsamic vinegar Vinegar Opinion
Calories 88 18 Balsamic vinegar
Protein 0.49 0 Balsamic vinegar
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 17.03 0.04 Balsamic vinegar
Cholesterol 0 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Vinegar
Iron 0.72 0.03 Balsamic vinegar
Calcium 27 6 Balsamic vinegar
Potassium 112 2 Balsamic vinegar
Magnesium 12 1 Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 14.95 0.04 Vinegar
Fiber 0 Vinegar
Copper 0.026 0.006 Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 0.08 0.01 Balsamic vinegar
Starch
Phosphorus 19 4 Balsamic vinegar
Sodium 23 2 Vinegar
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 Vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Vinegar
Vitamin B1 0 Vinegar
Vitamin B2 0 Vinegar
Vitamin B3 0 Vinegar
Vitamin B5 0 Vinegar
Vitamin B6 0 Vinegar
Vitamin B12 0 Vinegar
Vitamin K 0 Vinegar
Folate 0 Vinegar
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat 0 Vinegar
Polyunsaturated fat 0 Vinegar
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 7.38 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. 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.