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Saffron vs Mayonnaise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Saffron and Mayonnaise

  • Saffron has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, Phosphorus and Folate, however Mayonnaise has more Vitamin C.
  • Saffron's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1235% more.
  • Saffron has 264 times more Magnesium than Mayonnaise. Saffron has 264mg of Magnesium, while Mayonnaise has 1mg.
  • Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, saffron and Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular.

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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 +5185.7%
Contains more Calcium +1287.5%
Contains more Potassium +8520%
Contains more Magnesium +26300%
Contains more Copper +1626.3%
Contains more Zinc +626.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1100%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 417% 34% 153% 189% 110% 30% 108% 20%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 3% 2% 1% 7% 5% 9% 83%
Contains more Iron +5185.7%
Contains more Calcium +1287.5%
Contains more Potassium +8520%
Contains more Magnesium +26300%
Contains more Copper +1626.3%
Contains more Zinc +626.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1100%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +715.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1050%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1305.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12525%
Contains more Folate +1760%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 270% 32% 0% 0% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 0% 0% 70%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 4% 66% 6% 3% 5% 0% 11% 2% 15% 408% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +715.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1050%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1305.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12525%
Contains more Folate +1760%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
60
Saffron
43
Mayonnaise
Mineral Summary Score
132
Saffron
14
Mayonnaise

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 the food
Protein
69%
Saffron
6%
Mayonnaise
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
1%
Mayonnaise
Fats
27%
Saffron
345%
Mayonnaise

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Saffron Mayonnaise
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Saffron Mayonnaise
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 Cholesterol?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sodium (difference - 487mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.117g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Saffron Mayonnaise Opinion
Calories 310 680 Mayonnaise
Protein 11.43 0.96 Saffron
Fats 5.85 74.85 Mayonnaise
Vitamin C 80.8 0 Saffron
Carbs 65.37 0.57 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 42 Saffron
Vitamin D 0 7 Mayonnaise
Iron 11.1 0.21 Saffron
Calcium 111 8 Saffron
Potassium 1724 20 Saffron
Magnesium 264 1 Saffron
Sugars 0.57 Saffron
Fiber 3.9 0 Saffron
Copper 0.328 0.019 Saffron
Zinc 1.09 0.15 Saffron
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Phosphorus 252 21 Saffron
Sodium 148 635 Saffron
Vitamin A 530 65 Saffron
Vitamin E 3.28 Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Mayonnaise
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.01 Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.267 0.019 Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46 0 Saffron
Vitamin B5 0.172 Mayonnaise
Vitamin B6 1.01 0.008 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0.12 Mayonnaise
Vitamin K 163 Mayonnaise
Folate 93 5 Saffron
Trans Fat 0 0.187 Saffron
Saturated Fat 1.586 11.703 Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429 16.843 Mayonnaise
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067 44.69 Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0.017 Mayonnaise
Threonine 0.055 Mayonnaise
Isoleucine 0.065 Mayonnaise
Leucine 0.095 Mayonnaise
Lysine 0.072 Mayonnaise
Methionine 0.035 Mayonnaise
Phenylalanine 0.057 Mayonnaise
Valine 0.074 Mayonnaise
Histidine 0.026 Mayonnaise
Fructose 0.05 Mayonnaise

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 of 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. Mayonnaise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171009/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.