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Mustard vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mustard and Table salt

  • Mustard has more Selenium, Iron, Manganese, and Magnesium, however Table salt is higher in Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Table salt covers your daily need of Sodium 1637% more than Mustard.
  • Mustard has 335 times more Selenium than Table salt. While Mustard has 33.5µg of Selenium, Table salt has only 0.1µg.
  • Mustard has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mustard, prepared, yellow and Salt, table.

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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 +387.9%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +1800%
Contains more Magnesium +4700%
Contains more Copper +146.7%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 1% 1% 10% 3% 0% 5056%
Contains more Iron +387.9%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +1800%
Contains more Magnesium +4700%
Contains more Copper +146.7%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mustard
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 food.
Protein
22%
Mustard
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
6%
Mustard
0%
Table salt
Fats
15%
Mustard
0%
Table salt

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

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Mustard Table salt
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 Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.214g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mustard
Mustard contains less Sodium (difference - 37654mg)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mustard Table salt Opinion
Calories 60 0 Mustard
Protein 3.74 0 Mustard
Fats 3.34 0 Mustard
Vitamin C 0.3 0 Mustard
Carbs 5.83 0 Mustard
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.61 0.33 Mustard
Calcium 63 24 Mustard
Potassium 152 8 Mustard
Magnesium 48 1 Mustard
Sugar 0.92 0 Table salt
Fiber 4 0 Mustard
Copper 0.074 0.03 Mustard
Zinc 0.64 0.1 Mustard
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 108 0 Mustard
Sodium 1104 38758 Mustard
Vitamin A 109 0 Mustard
Vitamin E 0.36 0 Mustard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0 Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.07 0 Mustard
Vitamin B3 0.565 0 Mustard
Vitamin B5 0.254 0 Mustard
Vitamin B6 0.07 0 Mustard
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 0 Mustard
Folate 7 0 Mustard
Trans Fat 0.009 0 Table salt
Saturated Fat 0.214 0 Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 2.182 0 Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.774 0 Mustard
Tryptophan 0.009 0 Mustard
Threonine 0.167 0 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 0 Mustard
Leucine 0.292 0 Mustard
Lysine 0.264 0 Mustard
Methionine 0.076 0 Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161 0 Mustard
Valine 0.189 0 Mustard
Histidine 0.119 0 Mustard
Fructose 0.23 Mustard

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. 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.