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Hoisin sauce vs Salsa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Hoisin sauce and Salsa

  • Hoisin sauce has more Vitamin B2, Fiber, Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Salsa is higher in Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Hoisin sauce covers your daily need of Sodium 52% more than Salsa.
  • Hoisin sauce has 60 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Salsa. While Hoisin sauce has 0.963g of Monounsaturated Fat, Salsa has only 0.016g.
  • Salsa has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Sauce, hoisin, ready-to-serve and USDA Commodity, salsa.

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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
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +88.2%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Iron +121.8%
Contains more Potassium +126.9%
Contains less Sodium -73.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 18% 17% 11% 211% 9% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 12% 13% 24% 57% 5% 32%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +88.2%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Iron +121.8%
Contains more Potassium +126.9%
Contains less Sodium -73.4%

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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Salsa
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.3%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +9066.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.08
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 2% 1% 51% 22% 5% 15% 18% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 0% 0% 14% 13% 7% 21% 0% 35% 15% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.3%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +9066.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.08

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.
Hoisin sauce Salsa
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hoisin sauce Salsa Opinion
Net carbs 41.28g 5.6g Hoisin sauce
Protein 3.31g 1.5g Hoisin sauce
Fats 3.39g 0.2g Hoisin sauce
Carbs 44.08g 7g Hoisin sauce
Calories 220kcal 36kcal Hoisin sauce
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 27.26g g Salsa
Fiber 2.8g 1.4g Hoisin sauce
Calcium 32mg 12mg Hoisin sauce
Iron 1.01mg 2.24mg Salsa
Magnesium 24mg 16mg Hoisin sauce
Phosphorus 38mg 30mg Hoisin sauce
Potassium 119mg 270mg Salsa
Sodium 1615mg 430mg Salsa
Zinc 0.32mg 0.17mg Hoisin sauce
Copper 0.128mg 0.096mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin A 6IU 550IU Salsa
Vitamin E 0.28mg mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin D 0IU IU Hoisin sauce
Vitamin D 0µg µg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin C 0.4mg 4mg Salsa
Vitamin B1 0.004mg 0.05mg Salsa
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.03mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin B3 1.17mg 1.08mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin B5 0.068mg mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin B6 0.062mg 0.149mg Salsa
Folate 23µg 19µg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg µg Hoisin sauce
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 3mg 0mg Salsa
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.568g 0.029g Salsa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.963g 0.016g Hoisin sauce
Polyunsaturated fat 1.698g 0.107g Hoisin sauce

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Hoisin sauce Salsa
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
10
Hoisin sauce
11
Salsa
Mineral Summary Score
44
Hoisin sauce
29
Salsa

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
20%
Hoisin sauce
9%
Salsa
Carbohydrates
44%
Hoisin sauce
7%
Salsa
Fats
16%
Hoisin sauce
1%
Salsa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Salsa
Salsa is lower in Sugar (difference - 27.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salsa
Salsa contains less Sodium (difference - 1185mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salsa
Salsa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salsa
Salsa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.539g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hoisin sauce
Hoisin sauce is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Hoisin sauce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172886/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.