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Table salt vs Fenugreek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Table salt and Fenugreek?

  • Fenugreek has more Iron, Copper, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1 than Table salt.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1682% higher.
  • Fenugreek is lower in Sodium.

We used Salt, table and Spices, fenugreek seed 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 Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Iron +10060.6%
Contains more Magnesium +19000%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +9525%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Copper +3600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Iron +10060.6%
Contains more Magnesium +19000%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +9525%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Copper +3600%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 Fenugreek
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Fenugreek Opinion
Net carbs 0g 33.75g Fenugreek
Protein 0g 23g Fenugreek
Fats 0g 6.41g Fenugreek
Carbs 0g 58.35g Fenugreek
Calories 0kcal 323kcal Fenugreek
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Fenugreek
Fiber 0g 24.6g Fenugreek
Calcium 24mg 176mg Fenugreek
Iron 0.33mg 33.53mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 1mg 191mg Fenugreek
Phosphorus 0mg 296mg Fenugreek
Potassium 8mg 770mg Fenugreek
Sodium 38758mg 67mg Fenugreek
Zinc 0.1mg 2.5mg Fenugreek
Copper 0.03mg 1.11mg Fenugreek
Vitamin A 0IU 60IU Fenugreek
Vitamin E 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.322mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.366mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.64mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B5 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.6mg Fenugreek
Folate 0µg 57µg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Table salt
Tryptophan 0mg 0.391mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0mg 0.898mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0mg 1.241mg Fenugreek
Leucine 0mg 1.757mg Fenugreek
Lysine 0mg 1.684mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0mg 0.338mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 0mg 1.089mg Fenugreek
Valine 0mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0mg 0.668mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 1.46g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g g Table salt
Polyunsaturated fat 0g g Table salt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt Fenugreek
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
0
Table salt
33
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
261
Fenugreek

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
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
0%
Table salt
30%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.46g)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sodium (difference - 38691mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.