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Mayonnaise vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mayonnaise and Egg

  • Mayonnaise is richer in Vitamin K, yet Egg is richer in Copper, Selenium, Choline, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Egg is 220% higher.
  • Mayonnaise contains 543 times more Vitamin K than Egg. Mayonnaise contains 163µg of Vitamin K, while Egg contains 0.3µg.
  • Egg contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular and Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled.

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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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Egg
Contains more Iron +466.7%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Potassium +530%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Copper +10426.3%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +719%
Contains less Sodium -80.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 3% 2% 1% 7% 5% 9% 83%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 15% 12% 8% 667% 29% 74% 17%
Contains more Iron +466.7%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Potassium +530%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Copper +10426.3%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +719%
Contains less Sodium -80.5%

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
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Egg
Contains more Vitamin E +218.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +54233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +825%
Contains more Folate +780%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 21% 67% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 139% 1% 33%
Contains more Vitamin E +218.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +54233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +825%
Contains more Folate +780%

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 Egg
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mayonnaise Egg Opinion
Calories 680kcal 155kcal Mayonnaise
Protein 0.96g 12.58g Egg
Fats 74.85g 10.61g Mayonnaise
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0.57g 1.12g Egg
Carbs 0.57g 1.12g Egg
Cholesterol 42mg 373mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 7IU 87IU Egg
Iron 0.21mg 1.19mg Egg
Calcium 8mg 50mg Egg
Potassium 20mg 126mg Egg
Magnesium 1mg 10mg Egg
Sugar 0.57g 1.12g Mayonnaise
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.019mg 2mg Egg
Zinc 0.15mg 1.05mg Egg
Starch g g
Phosphorus 21mg 172mg Egg
Sodium 635mg 124mg Egg
Vitamin A 65IU 520IU Egg
Vitamin E 3.28mg 1.03mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 0.2µg 2.2µg Egg
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.066mg Egg
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.513mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.064mg Egg
Vitamin B5 0.172mg 1.398mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.008mg 0.121mg Egg
Vitamin B12 0.12µg 1.11µg Egg
Vitamin K 163µg 0.3µg Mayonnaise
Folate 5µg 44µg Egg
Trans Fat 0.187g g Egg
Saturated Fat 11.703g 3.267g Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 16.843g 4.077g Mayonnaise
Polyunsaturated fat 44.69g 1.414g Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.153mg Egg
Threonine 0.055mg 0.604mg Egg
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.686mg Egg
Leucine 0.095mg 1.075mg Egg
Lysine 0.072mg 0.904mg Egg
Methionine 0.035mg 0.392mg Egg
Phenylalanine 0.057mg 0.668mg Egg
Valine 0.074mg 0.767mg Egg
Histidine 0.026mg 0.298mg Egg
Fructose 0.05g g Mayonnaise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mayonnaise Egg
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
45
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
14
Mayonnaise
108
Egg

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
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
1%
Mayonnaise
1%
Egg
Fats
345%
Mayonnaise
49%
Egg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 331mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.55g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg
Egg contains less Sodium (difference - 511mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.436g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.