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Mayonnaise vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mayonnaise and Balsamic vinegar

  • Balsamic vinegar is richer than Mayonnaise in Iron, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Mayonnaise is 59% higher.
  • Mayonnaise contains 28 times more Sodium than Balsamic vinegar. Mayonnaise contains 635mg of Sodium, while Balsamic vinegar contains 23mg.
  • Balsamic vinegar contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular 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 Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Calcium +237.5%
Contains more Iron +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Potassium +460%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 8% 1% 9% 2% 83% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Calcium +237.5%
Contains more Iron +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Potassium +460%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19

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 A +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 66% 6% 0% 3% 5% 0% 11% 2% 4% 15% 408%
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 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mayonnaise Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 17.03g Balsamic vinegar
Protein 0.96g 0.49g Mayonnaise
Fats 74.85g 0g Mayonnaise
Carbs 0.57g 17.03g Balsamic vinegar
Calories 680kcal 88kcal Mayonnaise
Starch g g
Fructose 0.05g 7.38g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 0.57g 14.95g Mayonnaise
Fiber 0g g Mayonnaise
Calcium 8mg 27mg Balsamic vinegar
Iron 0.21mg 0.72mg Balsamic vinegar
Magnesium 1mg 12mg Balsamic vinegar
Phosphorus 21mg 19mg Mayonnaise
Potassium 20mg 112mg Balsamic vinegar
Sodium 635mg 23mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 0.15mg 0.08mg Mayonnaise
Copper 0.019mg 0.026mg Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin A 65IU 0IU Mayonnaise
Vitamin E 3.28mg mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 7IU IU Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.01mg mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B2 0.019mg mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B3 0mg mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B5 0.172mg mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B6 0.008mg mg Mayonnaise
Folate 5µg µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B12 0.12µg µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin K 163µg µg Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0.017mg mg Mayonnaise
Threonine 0.055mg mg Mayonnaise
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Mayonnaise
Leucine 0.095mg mg Mayonnaise
Lysine 0.072mg mg Mayonnaise
Methionine 0.035mg mg Mayonnaise
Phenylalanine 0.057mg mg Mayonnaise
Valine 0.074mg mg Mayonnaise
Histidine 0.026mg mg Mayonnaise
Cholesterol 42mg mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0.187g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Saturated Fat 11.703g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 16.843g g Mayonnaise
Polyunsaturated fat 44.69g g Mayonnaise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mayonnaise 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
43
Mayonnaise
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
14
Mayonnaise
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
6%
Mayonnaise
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
1%
Mayonnaise
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
345%
Mayonnaise
0%
Balsamic vinegar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.38g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 612mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.703g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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