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Fenugreek vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fenugreek and Table salt?

  • Fenugreek is richer in Iron, Copper, Manganese and Magnesium, while Table salt is higher in Fiber, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B1.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1682% higher.
  • Table salt has 191 times less Magnesium than Fenugreek. Fenugreek has 191mg of Magnesium, while Table salt has 1mg.
  • Fenugreek is lower in Sodium.

We used Spices, fenugreek seed and Salt, table types in this 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 +10060.6%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Potassium +9525%
Contains more Magnesium +19000%
Contains more Copper +3600%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 1% 1% 10% 3% 0% 5056%
Contains more Iron +10060.6%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Potassium +9525%
Contains more Magnesium +19000%
Contains more Copper +3600%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 43%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
33
Fenugreek
0
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
636
Table salt

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
138%
Fenugreek
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
0%
Table salt
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
0%
Table salt

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.
Fenugreek Table salt
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fenugreek Table salt
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.46g)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sodium (difference - 38691mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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 Fenugreek Table salt Opinion
Calories 323 0 Fenugreek
Protein 23 0 Fenugreek
Fats 6.41 0 Fenugreek
Vitamin C 3 0 Fenugreek
Carbs 58.35 0 Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 33.53 0.33 Fenugreek
Calcium 176 24 Fenugreek
Potassium 770 8 Fenugreek
Magnesium 191 1 Fenugreek
Sugars 0 Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6 0 Fenugreek
Copper 1.11 0.03 Fenugreek
Zinc 2.5 0.1 Fenugreek
Starch
Phosphorus 296 0 Fenugreek
Sodium 67 38758 Fenugreek
Vitamin A 60 0 Fenugreek
Vitamin E 0 Table salt
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.322 0 Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.366 0 Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64 0 Fenugreek
Vitamin B5 0 Table salt
Vitamin B6 0.6 0 Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Table salt
Folate 57 0 Fenugreek
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.46 0 Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0 Table salt
Polyunsaturated fat 0 Table salt
Tryptophan 0.391 0 Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898 0 Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241 0 Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757 0 Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684 0 Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338 0 Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089 0 Fenugreek
Valine 1.102 0 Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668 0 Fenugreek
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/nutrients
  2. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.