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Mayonnaise vs Milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mayonnaise and Milk?

  • Mayonnaise is higher in Vitamin K, and Vitamin E , yet Milk is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin D.
  • Mayonnaise's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 136% more.
  • Mayonnaise has 328 times more Vitamin E than Milk. While Mayonnaise has 3.28mg of Vitamin E , Milk has only 0.01mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Milk is lower.

We used Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular and Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D types in this article.

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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 +600%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Calcium +1462.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +352.4%
Contains more Potassium +650%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 8% 1% 9% 2% 83% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4%
Contains more Iron +600%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Calcium +1462.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +352.4%
Contains more Potassium +650%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +180%

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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Milk
Contains more Vitamin E +32700%
Contains more Vitamin K +162900%
Contains more Vitamin A +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +873.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +291.7%
Equal in Folate - 5
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 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +32700%
Contains more Vitamin K +162900%
Contains more Vitamin A +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +873.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +291.7%
Equal in Folate - 5

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mayonnaise Milk Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 4.99g Milk
Protein 0.96g 3.37g Milk
Fats 74.85g 0.97g Mayonnaise
Carbs 0.57g 4.99g Milk
Calories 680kcal 42kcal Mayonnaise
Starch g g
Fructose 0.05g 0g Mayonnaise
Sugar 0.57g 5.2g Mayonnaise
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 125mg Milk
Iron 0.21mg 0.03mg Mayonnaise
Magnesium 1mg 11mg Milk
Phosphorus 21mg 95mg Milk
Potassium 20mg 150mg Milk
Sodium 635mg 44mg Milk
Zinc 0.15mg 0.42mg Milk
Copper 0.019mg 0.01mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin A 65IU 196IU Milk
Vitamin E 3.28mg 0.01mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 7IU 48IU Milk
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1.2µg Milk
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.02mg Milk
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.185mg Milk
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.093mg Milk
Vitamin B5 0.172mg 0.361mg Milk
Vitamin B6 0.008mg 0.037mg Milk
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 0.12µg 0.47µg Milk
Vitamin K 163µg 0.1µg Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.043mg Milk
Threonine 0.055mg 0.143mg Milk
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.174mg Milk
Leucine 0.095mg 0.319mg Milk
Lysine 0.072mg 0.282mg Milk
Methionine 0.035mg 0.088mg Milk
Phenylalanine 0.057mg 0.174mg Milk
Valine 0.074mg 0.22mg Milk
Histidine 0.026mg 0.101mg Milk
Cholesterol 42mg 5mg Milk
Trans Fat 0.187g g Milk
Saturated Fat 11.703g 0.633g Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 16.843g 0.277g Mayonnaise
Polyunsaturated fat 44.69g 0.035g Mayonnaise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mayonnaise Milk
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
16
Milk
Mineral Summary Score
14
Mayonnaise
15
Milk

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
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
1%
Mayonnaise
5%
Milk
Fats
345%
Mayonnaise
4%
Milk

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 591mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.07g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milk
Milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Milk
Milk is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.63g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
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. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.