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Egg vs Mayonnaise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Egg and Mayonnaise

  • Egg is richer in Copper, Selenium, Choline, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, yet Mayonnaise is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Egg is 220% higher.
  • Egg contains 27 times more Vitamin B2 than Mayonnaise. Egg contains 0.513mg of Vitamin B2, while Mayonnaise contains 0.019mg.
  • Mayonnaise contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled and Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular.

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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
Egg
8
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Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Iron +466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +719%
Contains more Potassium +530%
Contains less Sodium -80.5%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Copper +10426.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 8% 1% 9% 2% 83% 5% 7%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Iron +466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +719%
Contains more Potassium +530%
Contains less Sodium -80.5%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Copper +10426.3%

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
Egg
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1412.5%
Contains more Folate +780%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +825%
Contains more Vitamin E +218.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +54233.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 66% 6% 0% 3% 5% 0% 11% 2% 4% 15% 408%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1412.5%
Contains more Folate +780%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +825%
Contains more Vitamin E +218.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +54233.3%

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.
Egg Mayonnaise
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Egg Mayonnaise Opinion
Net carbs 1.12g 0.57g Egg
Protein 12.58g 0.96g Egg
Fats 10.61g 74.85g Mayonnaise
Carbs 1.12g 0.57g Egg
Calories 155kcal 680kcal Mayonnaise
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.05g Mayonnaise
Sugar 1.12g 0.57g Mayonnaise
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 50mg 8mg Egg
Iron 1.19mg 0.21mg Egg
Magnesium 10mg 1mg Egg
Phosphorus 172mg 21mg Egg
Potassium 126mg 20mg Egg
Sodium 124mg 635mg Egg
Zinc 1.05mg 0.15mg Egg
Copper 2mg 0.019mg Egg
Vitamin A 520IU 65IU Egg
Vitamin E 1.03mg 3.28mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 87IU 7IU Egg
Vitamin D 2.2µg 0.2µg Egg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.01mg Egg
Vitamin B2 0.513mg 0.019mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064mg 0mg Egg
Vitamin B5 1.398mg 0.172mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.121mg 0.008mg Egg
Folate 44µg 5µg Egg
Vitamin B12 1.11µg 0.12µg Egg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 163µg Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0.153mg 0.017mg Egg
Threonine 0.604mg 0.055mg Egg
Isoleucine 0.686mg 0.065mg Egg
Leucine 1.075mg 0.095mg Egg
Lysine 0.904mg 0.072mg Egg
Methionine 0.392mg 0.035mg Egg
Phenylalanine 0.668mg 0.057mg Egg
Valine 0.767mg 0.074mg Egg
Histidine 0.298mg 0.026mg Egg
Cholesterol 373mg 42mg Mayonnaise
Trans Fat g 0.187g Egg
Saturated Fat 3.267g 11.703g Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077g 16.843g Mayonnaise
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414g 44.69g Mayonnaise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Egg Mayonnaise
Low Fats diet ok
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
45
Egg
43
Mayonnaise
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
14
Mayonnaise

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
75%
Egg
6%
Mayonnaise
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
1%
Mayonnaise
Fats
49%
Egg
345%
Mayonnaise

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.55g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 331mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg
Egg contains less Sodium (difference - 511mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.436g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/nutrients
  2. Mayonnaise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171009/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.