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Garlic powder vs. Taco seasoning — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Garlic powder and Taco seasoning

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Fiber, and Iron in Taco seasoning is higher than in Garlic powder.
  • Taco seasoning covers your daily need of Sodium 348% more than Garlic powder.
  • The amount of Sugar in Garlic powder is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, garlic powder and PACE, Dry Taco Seasoning Mix.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +19.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178% 128% 131%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 254% 0% 0% 0% 1053% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +19.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 C +3650%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 37% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 563% 0% 0% 150% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3650%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +29.2%
Contains more Water +13.2%
Contains more Other +973.7%
17% 73% 6% 4%
Protein: 16.55 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 72.73 g
Water: 6.45 g
Other: 3.54 g
56% 6% 38%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 5.7 g
Other: 38.01 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +29.2%
Contains more Water +13.2%
Contains more Other +973.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Garlic powder Taco seasoning
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Taco seasoning Opinion
Net carbs 63.73g 37.49g Garlic powder
Protein 16.55g 0g Garlic powder
Fats 0.73g 0g Garlic powder
Carbs 72.73g 56.29g Garlic powder
Calories 331kcal 188kcal Garlic powder
Fructose 0.31g Garlic powder
Sugar 2.43g 18.76g Garlic powder
Fiber 9g 18.8g Taco seasoning
Calcium 79mg Garlic powder
Iron 5.65mg 6.75mg Taco seasoning
Magnesium 77mg Garlic powder
Phosphorus 414mg Garlic powder
Potassium 1193mg Garlic powder
Sodium 60mg 8068mg Garlic powder
Zinc 2.99mg Garlic powder
Copper 0.533mg Garlic powder
Manganese 0.979mg Garlic powder
Selenium 23.9µg Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0IU 9381IU Taco seasoning
Vitamin E 0.67mg Garlic powder
Vitamin C 1.2mg 45mg Taco seasoning
Vitamin B1 0.435mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B3 0.796mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B5 0.743mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654mg Garlic powder
Folate 47µg Garlic powder
Choline 67.5mg Garlic powder
Vitamin K 0.4µg Garlic powder
Tryptophan 0.121mg Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414mg Garlic powder
Leucine 0.728mg Garlic powder
Lysine 0.768mg Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111mg Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0.525mg Garlic powder
Valine 0.667mg Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263mg Garlic powder
Saturated Fat 0.249g 0g Taco seasoning
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115g Garlic powder
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178g Garlic powder
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.022g Garlic powder
Omega-3 - ALA 0.012g Garlic powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic powder Taco seasoning
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
52%
Garlic powder
55%
Taco seasoning
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
110%
Garlic powder
131%
Taco seasoning

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.249g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sodium (difference - 8008mg)
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

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