Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Saffron vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the main differences between Saffron and Balsamic vinegar?

  • Saffron has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Calcium than Balsamic vinegar.
  • Saffron's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1229% higher.
  • Balsamic vinegar has 10000000 times less Vitamin C than Saffron. Saffron has 80.8mg of Vitamin C, while Balsamic vinegar has 0mg.
  • Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Spices, saffron and Vinegar, balsamic types in this comparison.

Infographic

Saffron vs Balsamic vinegar infographic
Infographic link

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 +311.1%
Contains more Iron +1441.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2100%
Contains more Phosphorus +1226.3%
Contains more Potassium +1439.3%
Contains more Zinc +1262.5%
Contains more Copper +1161.5%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 417% 189% 108% 153% 20% 30% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Iron +1441.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2100%
Contains more Phosphorus +1226.3%
Contains more Potassium +1439.3%
Contains more Zinc +1262.5%
Contains more Copper +1161.5%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%

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
:
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 32% 0% 0% 270% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 70% 0% 0%
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.
Saffron Balsamic vinegar
Lower in Sugar 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
Lower in glycemic index ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Saffron Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Net carbs 61.47g 17.03g Saffron
Protein 11.43g 0.49g Saffron
Fats 5.85g 0g Saffron
Carbs 65.37g 17.03g Saffron
Calories 310kcal 88kcal Saffron
Starch g g
Fructose g 7.38g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar g 14.95g Saffron
Fiber 3.9g g Saffron
Calcium 111mg 27mg Saffron
Iron 11.1mg 0.72mg Saffron
Magnesium 264mg 12mg Saffron
Phosphorus 252mg 19mg Saffron
Potassium 1724mg 112mg Saffron
Sodium 148mg 23mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 1.09mg 0.08mg Saffron
Copper 0.328mg 0.026mg Saffron
Vitamin A 530IU 0IU Saffron
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Saffron
Vitamin D 0µg µg Saffron
Vitamin C 80.8mg 0mg Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.115mg mg Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.267mg mg Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46mg mg Saffron
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 1.01mg mg Saffron
Folate 93µg µg Saffron
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Saffron
Vitamin K µg µg
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 0mg mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.586g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429g g Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067g g Saffron

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Saffron Balsamic vinegar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
60
Saffron
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
132
Saffron
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
69%
Saffron
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
27%
Saffron
0%
Balsamic vinegar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.95g)
Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 125mg)
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 - 1.586g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)

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. Saffron - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170934/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.