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Mayonnaise vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mayonnaise and Mustard

  • Mayonnaise has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin E , while Mustard has more Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin B1.
  • Mayonnaise's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 135% higher.
  • Mustard contains 55 times less Saturated Fat than Mayonnaise. Mayonnaise contains 11.703g of Saturated Fat, while Mustard contains 0.214g.

The food types used in this comparison are Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular and Mustard, prepared, yellow.

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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 less Sodium -42.5%
Contains more Calcium +687.5%
Contains more Iron +666.7%
Contains more Magnesium +4700%
Contains more Phosphorus +414.3%
Contains more Potassium +660%
Contains more Zinc +326.7%
Contains more Copper +289.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 8% 1% 9% 2% 83% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25%
Contains less Sodium -42.5%
Contains more Calcium +687.5%
Contains more Iron +666.7%
Contains more Magnesium +4700%
Contains more Phosphorus +414.3%
Contains more Potassium +660%
Contains more Zinc +326.7%
Contains more Copper +289.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +811.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +11542.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1670%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +775%
Contains more Folate +40%
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 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +811.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +11542.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1670%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +775%
Contains more Folate +40%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mayonnaise Mustard Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 1.83g Mustard
Protein 0.96g 3.74g Mustard
Fats 74.85g 3.34g Mayonnaise
Carbs 0.57g 5.83g Mustard
Calories 680kcal 60kcal Mayonnaise
Starch g 0.64g Mustard
Fructose 0.05g 0.23g Mustard
Sugar 0.57g 0.92g Mayonnaise
Fiber 0g 4g Mustard
Calcium 8mg 63mg Mustard
Iron 0.21mg 1.61mg Mustard
Magnesium 1mg 48mg Mustard
Phosphorus 21mg 108mg Mustard
Potassium 20mg 152mg Mustard
Sodium 635mg 1104mg Mayonnaise
Zinc 0.15mg 0.64mg Mustard
Copper 0.019mg 0.074mg Mustard
Vitamin A 65IU 109IU Mustard
Vitamin E 3.28mg 0.36mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 7IU 0IU Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Mustard
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.177mg Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.07mg Mustard
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.565mg Mustard
Vitamin B5 0.172mg 0.254mg Mustard
Vitamin B6 0.008mg 0.07mg Mustard
Folate 5µg 7µg Mustard
Vitamin B12 0.12µg 0µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin K 163µg 1.4µg Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.009mg Mayonnaise
Threonine 0.055mg 0.167mg Mustard
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.146mg Mustard
Leucine 0.095mg 0.292mg Mustard
Lysine 0.072mg 0.264mg Mustard
Methionine 0.035mg 0.076mg Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.057mg 0.161mg Mustard
Valine 0.074mg 0.189mg Mustard
Histidine 0.026mg 0.119mg Mustard
Cholesterol 42mg 0mg Mustard
Trans Fat 0.187g 0.009g Mustard
Saturated Fat 11.703g 0.214g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 16.843g 2.182g Mayonnaise
Polyunsaturated fat 44.69g 0.774g Mayonnaise

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Mayonnaise Mustard
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
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
14
Mayonnaise
45
Mustard

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
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
1%
Mayonnaise
6%
Mustard
Fats
345%
Mayonnaise
15%
Mustard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.489g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mustard
Mustard is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mustard
Mustard is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise contains less Sodium (difference - 469mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is cheaper (difference - $1.5)

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. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.