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Nutmeg vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Nutmeg and Balsamic vinegar

  • Nutmeg is richer than Balsamic vinegar in Manganese, Copper, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, Calcium, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Nutmeg is 130% higher.
  • Nutmeg contains 40 times more Copper than Balsamic vinegar. Nutmeg contains 1.027mg of Copper, while Balsamic vinegar contains 0.026mg.
  • Nutmeg contains less Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Spices, nutmeg, ground 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 Iron +322.2%
Contains more Calcium +581.5%
Contains more Potassium +212.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1425%
Contains more Copper +3850%
Contains more Zinc +2587.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1021.1%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 114% 56% 31% 131% 343% 59% 92% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 10% 9% 9% 3% 9% 3%
Contains more Iron +322.2%
Contains more Calcium +581.5%
Contains more Potassium +212.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1425%
Contains more Copper +3850%
Contains more Zinc +2587.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1021.1%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%

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
Nutmeg
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 0% 0% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 0% 0% 57%
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 +∞%

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
20
Nutmeg
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
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
35%
Nutmeg
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
0%
Balsamic vinegar

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 25.94g)
Which food is cheaper?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is cheaper (difference - $2)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Calories 525 88 Nutmeg
Protein 5.84 0.49 Nutmeg
Fats 36.31 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 3 0 Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29 17.03 Nutmeg
Cholesterol 0 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Nutmeg
Iron 3.04 0.72 Nutmeg
Calcium 184 27 Nutmeg
Potassium 350 112 Nutmeg
Magnesium 183 12 Nutmeg
Sugar 2.99 14.95 Nutmeg
Fiber 20.8 Nutmeg
Copper 1.027 0.026 Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15 0.08 Nutmeg
Starch
Phosphorus 213 19 Nutmeg
Sodium 16 23 Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin D 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0.346 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057 Nutmeg
Vitamin B3 1.299 Nutmeg
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.16 Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin K 0 Nutmeg
Folate 76 Nutmeg
Trans Fat 0 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94 0 Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35 Nutmeg
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 7.38 Balsamic vinegar

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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/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.