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

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

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
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 the food
Protein
75%
Egg
6%
Mayonnaise
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
1%
Mayonnaise
Fats
49%
Egg
345%
Mayonnaise

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.
Egg Mayonnaise
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Egg Mayonnaise
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 331mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise contains less Sugars (difference - 0.55g)
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

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

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 of 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.