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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 Iron +10060.6%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Potassium +9525%
Contains more Magnesium +19000%
Contains more Copper +3600%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 1% 1% 10% 3% 0% 5056%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
Contains more Iron +10060.6%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Potassium +9525%
Contains more Magnesium +19000%
Contains more Copper +3600%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 43%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
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
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 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

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Table salt Fenugreek
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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