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Table salt vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Table salt and Balsamic vinegar?

  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1684% higher.
  • Balsamic vinegar is lower in Sodium.

We used Salt, table and Vinegar, balsamic types in this comparison.

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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 Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1300%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1300%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%

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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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%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Net carbs 0g 17.03g Balsamic vinegar
Protein 0g 0.49g Balsamic vinegar
Fats 0g 0g
Carbs 0g 17.03g Balsamic vinegar
Calories 0kcal 88kcal Balsamic vinegar
Starch g g
Fructose g 7.38g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 0g 14.95g Table salt
Fiber 0g g Table salt
Calcium 24mg 27mg Balsamic vinegar
Iron 0.33mg 0.72mg Balsamic vinegar
Magnesium 1mg 12mg Balsamic vinegar
Phosphorus 0mg 19mg Balsamic vinegar
Potassium 8mg 112mg Balsamic vinegar
Sodium 38758mg 23mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 0.1mg 0.08mg Table salt
Copper 0.03mg 0.026mg Table salt
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin D 0IU IU Table salt
Vitamin D 0µg µg Table salt
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin B2 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin B3 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin B5 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin B6 0mg mg Table salt
Folate 0µg µg Table salt
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Table salt
Vitamin K 0µg µg Table salt
Tryptophan 0mg mg Table salt
Threonine 0mg mg Table salt
Isoleucine 0mg mg Table salt
Leucine 0mg mg Table salt
Lysine 0mg mg Table salt
Methionine 0mg mg Table salt
Phenylalanine 0mg mg Table salt
Valine 0mg mg Table salt
Histidine 0mg mg Table salt
Cholesterol 0mg mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g g Table salt
Polyunsaturated fat 0g g Table salt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Table salt Balsamic vinegar
Low Fats diet Equal
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
0
Table salt
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
9
Balsamic vinegar

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
0%
Table salt
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
0%
Table salt
0%
Balsamic vinegar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.95g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Table salt
Table salt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 38735mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/nutrients
  2. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/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.