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Mustard vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mustard and Balsamic vinegar

  • Mustard is higher than Balsamic vinegar in Phosphorus, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Mustard covers your daily Sodium needs 47% more than Balsamic vinegar.
  • Mustard contains 8 times more Zinc than Balsamic vinegar. While Mustard contains 0.64mg of Zinc, Balsamic vinegar contains only 0.08mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Balsamic vinegar is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Mustard, prepared, yellow and Vinegar, balsamic.

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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 +133.3%
Contains more Iron +123.6%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +468.4%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Copper +184.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +123.6%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +468.4%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Copper +184.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%

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
Mustard
12
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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.
Mustard Balsamic vinegar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mustard Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 17.03g Balsamic vinegar
Protein 3.74g 0.49g Mustard
Fats 3.34g 0g Mustard
Carbs 5.83g 17.03g Balsamic vinegar
Calories 60kcal 88kcal Balsamic vinegar
Starch 0.64g g Mustard
Fructose 0.23g 7.38g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 0.92g 14.95g Mustard
Fiber 4g g Mustard
Calcium 63mg 27mg Mustard
Iron 1.61mg 0.72mg Mustard
Magnesium 48mg 12mg Mustard
Phosphorus 108mg 19mg Mustard
Potassium 152mg 112mg Mustard
Sodium 1104mg 23mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 0.64mg 0.08mg Mustard
Copper 0.074mg 0.026mg Mustard
Vitamin A 109IU 0IU Mustard
Vitamin E 0.36mg mg Mustard
Vitamin D 0IU IU Mustard
Vitamin D 0µg µg Mustard
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Mustard
Vitamin B1 0.177mg mg Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.07mg mg Mustard
Vitamin B3 0.565mg mg Mustard
Vitamin B5 0.254mg mg Mustard
Vitamin B6 0.07mg mg Mustard
Folate 7µg µg Mustard
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Mustard
Vitamin K 1.4µg µg Mustard
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Mustard
Threonine 0.167mg mg Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146mg mg Mustard
Leucine 0.292mg mg Mustard
Lysine 0.264mg mg Mustard
Methionine 0.076mg mg Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161mg mg Mustard
Valine 0.189mg mg Mustard
Histidine 0.119mg mg Mustard
Cholesterol 0mg mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0.009g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Saturated Fat 0.214g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 2.182g g Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.774g g Mustard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mustard Balsamic vinegar
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
10
Mustard
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mustard
9
Balsamic vinegar

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
22%
Mustard
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
6%
Mustard
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
15%
Mustard
0%
Balsamic vinegar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mustard
Mustard is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mustard
Mustard is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 1081mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.214g)

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. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/nutrients
  2. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/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.