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Cooking oil vs Palm oil - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains more Iron +5500%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +5500%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 K +652.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Cooking oil
22
Palm oil
Mineral Summary Score
1
Cooking oil
0
Palm oil

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 the food
Protein
0%
Cooking oil
0%
Palm oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Cooking oil
0%
Palm oil
Fats
462%
Cooking oil
462%
Palm oil

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cooking oil Palm oil
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cooking oil Palm oil
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Palm oil
Palm oil contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cooking oil
Cooking oil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 35.492g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking oil
Cooking oil is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking oil
Cooking oil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cooking oil Palm oil Opinion
Calories 884 884
Protein 0 0
Fats 100 100
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cooking oil
Iron 0.56 0.01 Cooking oil
Calcium 1 0 Cooking oil
Potassium 1 0 Cooking oil
Magnesium 0 0
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0
Zinc 0 0
Starch
Phosphorus 0 0
Sodium 2 0 Palm oil
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 14.35 15.94 Palm oil
Vitamin D 0 Cooking oil
Vitamin B1 0 0
Vitamin B2 0 0
Vitamin B3 0 0
Vitamin B5 0 0
Vitamin B6 0 0
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 60.2 8 Cooking oil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.808 49.3 Cooking oil
Monounsaturated Fat 72.961 37 Cooking oil
Polyunsaturated fat 10.523 9.3 Cooking oil
Tryptophan 0 0
Threonine 0 0
Isoleucine 0 0
Leucine 0 0
Lysine 0 0
Methionine 0 0
Phenylalanine 0 0
Valine 0 0
Histidine 0 0
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.