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Salsa vs Hoisin sauce - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Salsa and Hoisin sauce

  • Salsa has more Iron, and Vitamin B6, however Hoisin sauce is higher in Vitamin B2, Fiber, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Hoisin sauce covers your daily need of Sodium 52% more than Salsa.
  • Salsa has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Hoisin sauce. While Salsa has 0.149mg of Vitamin B6, Hoisin sauce has only 0.062mg.
  • Salsa has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison USDA Commodity, salsa and Sauce, hoisin, ready-to-serve.

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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 +121.8%
Contains more Potassium +126.9%
Contains less Sodium -73.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +88.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 85% 4% 24% 12% 32% 5% 13% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 11% 18% 43% 9% 17% 211%
Contains more Iron +121.8%
Contains more Potassium +126.9%
Contains less Sodium -73.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +88.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%

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
Salsa
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Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +9066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.3%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.17
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 33% 0% 0% 13% 7% 21% 0% 35% 0% 0% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 0% 1% 51% 22% 5% 15% 0% 2% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +9066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.3%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.17

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.
Salsa Hoisin sauce
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salsa Hoisin sauce Opinion
Calories 36kcal 220kcal Hoisin sauce
Protein 1.5g 3.31g Hoisin sauce
Fats 0.2g 3.39g Hoisin sauce
Vitamin C 4mg 0.4mg Salsa
Net carbs 5.6g 41.28g Hoisin sauce
Carbs 7g 44.08g Hoisin sauce
Cholesterol 0mg 3mg Salsa
Vitamin D IU 0IU Hoisin sauce
Iron 2.24mg 1.01mg Salsa
Calcium 12mg 32mg Hoisin sauce
Potassium 270mg 119mg Salsa
Magnesium 16mg 24mg Hoisin sauce
Sugar g 27.26g Salsa
Fiber 1.4g 2.8g Hoisin sauce
Copper 0.096mg 0.128mg Hoisin sauce
Zinc 0.17mg 0.32mg Hoisin sauce
Starch g g
Phosphorus 30mg 38mg Hoisin sauce
Sodium 430mg 1615mg Salsa
Vitamin A 550IU 6IU Salsa
Vitamin E mg 0.28mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin D µg 0µg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.004mg Salsa
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.217mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin B3 1.08mg 1.17mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin B5 mg 0.068mg Hoisin sauce
Vitamin B6 0.149mg 0.062mg Salsa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.5µg Hoisin sauce
Folate 19µg 23µg Hoisin sauce
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.029g 0.568g Salsa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.963g Hoisin sauce
Polyunsaturated fat 0.107g 1.698g Hoisin sauce
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

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Salsa Hoisin sauce
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
11
Salsa
10
Hoisin sauce
Mineral Summary Score
29
Salsa
44
Hoisin sauce

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
9%
Salsa
20%
Hoisin sauce
Carbohydrates
7%
Salsa
44%
Hoisin sauce
Fats
1%
Salsa
16%
Hoisin sauce

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salsa
Salsa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Salsa
Salsa is lower in Sugar (difference - 27.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salsa
Salsa contains less Sodium (difference - 1185mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salsa
Salsa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.539g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hoisin sauce
Hoisin sauce is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Hoisin sauce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172886/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.