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Garlic powder vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Garlic powder and Table salt?

  • Garlic powder is higher in Iron, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, and Potassium, yet Table salt is higher in Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Fiber.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1683% more.
  • Garlic powder has 239 times more Selenium than Table salt. While Garlic powder has 23.9µg of Selenium, Table salt has only 0.1µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Garlic powder is lower.

We used Spices, garlic powder 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
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Contains more Iron +1612.1%
Contains more Calcium +229.2%
Contains more Potassium +14812.5%
Contains more Magnesium +7600%
Contains more Copper +1676.7%
Contains more Zinc +2890%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 1% 1% 10% 3% 0% 5056%
Contains more Iron +1612.1%
Contains more Calcium +229.2%
Contains more Potassium +14812.5%
Contains more Magnesium +7600%
Contains more Copper +1676.7%
Contains more Zinc +2890%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 14% 0% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 0% 1% 36%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
53
Garlic powder
0
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
105
Garlic powder
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
99%
Garlic powder
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
0%
Table salt
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
0%
Table salt

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.
Garlic powder 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

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic powder Table salt
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.43g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.249g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sodium (difference - 38698mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Table salt Opinion
Calories 331 0 Garlic powder
Protein 16.55 0 Garlic powder
Fats 0.73 0 Garlic powder
Vitamin C 1.2 0 Garlic powder
Carbs 72.73 0 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 0.33 Garlic powder
Calcium 79 24 Garlic powder
Potassium 1193 8 Garlic powder
Magnesium 77 1 Garlic powder
Sugar 2.43 0 Table salt
Fiber 9 0 Garlic powder
Copper 0.533 0.03 Garlic powder
Zinc 2.99 0.1 Garlic powder
Starch
Phosphorus 414 0 Garlic powder
Sodium 60 38758 Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.67 0 Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141 0 Garlic powder
Vitamin B3 0.796 0 Garlic powder
Vitamin B5 0.743 0 Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654 0 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0 Garlic powder
Folate 47 0 Garlic powder
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.249 0 Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 0 Garlic powder
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 0 Garlic powder
Tryptophan 0.121 0 Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374 0 Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414 0 Garlic powder
Leucine 0.728 0 Garlic powder
Lysine 0.768 0 Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111 0 Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0.525 0 Garlic powder
Valine 0.667 0 Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263 0 Garlic powder
Fructose 0.31 Garlic powder

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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.