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Cinnamon vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cinnamon and Table salt?

  • Cinnamon is richer than Table salt in Manganese, Fiber, Iron, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin K, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Magnesium.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1685% more.
  • Cinnamon has 10000000 times more Fiber than Table salt. While Cinnamon has 53.1g of Fiber, Table salt has only 0g.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cinnamon is lower.

We used Spices, cinnamon, ground and Salt, table 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 Calcium +4075%
Contains more Iron +2421.2%
Contains more Magnesium +5900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +5287.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +1730%
Contains more Copper +1030%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Contains more Calcium +4075%
Contains more Iron +2421.2%
Contains more Magnesium +5900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +5287.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +1730%
Contains more Copper +1030%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Cinnamon Table salt
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 0g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 0g Cinnamon
Fats 1.24g 0g Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59g 0g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 0kcal Cinnamon
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g 0g Table salt
Fiber 53.1g 0g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 24mg Cinnamon
Iron 8.32mg 0.33mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 60mg 1mg Cinnamon
Phosphorus 64mg 0mg Cinnamon
Potassium 431mg 8mg Cinnamon
Sodium 10mg 38758mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83mg 0.1mg Cinnamon
Copper 0.339mg 0.03mg Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295IU 0IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 0mg Cinnamon
Folate 6µg 0µg Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg 0µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg 0mg Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136mg 0mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146mg 0mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253mg 0mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243mg 0mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078mg 0mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146mg 0mg Cinnamon
Valine 0.224mg 0mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117mg 0mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 0g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 0g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 0g Cinnamon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Table salt
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
21
Cinnamon
0
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
636
Table salt

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
24%
Cinnamon
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
0%
Table salt
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
0%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.345g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 38748mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/nutrients
  2. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.