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Table salt vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Table salt and Nutmeg

  • Table salt has less Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Folate.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1684% more.
  • Nutmeg is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Salt, table and Spices, nutmeg, ground.

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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 +666.7%
Contains more Iron +821.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18200%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +4275%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +2050%
Contains more Copper +3323.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Iron +821.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18200%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +4275%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +2050%
Contains more Copper +3323.3%

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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Nutmeg
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 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 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 Nutmeg
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Nutmeg Opinion
Net carbs 0g 28.49g Nutmeg
Protein 0g 5.84g Nutmeg
Fats 0g 36.31g Nutmeg
Carbs 0g 49.29g Nutmeg
Calories 0kcal 525kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 2.99g Table salt
Fiber 0g 20.8g Nutmeg
Calcium 24mg 184mg Nutmeg
Iron 0.33mg 3.04mg Nutmeg
Magnesium 1mg 183mg Nutmeg
Phosphorus 0mg 213mg Nutmeg
Potassium 8mg 350mg Nutmeg
Sodium 38758mg 16mg Nutmeg
Zinc 0.1mg 2.15mg Nutmeg
Copper 0.03mg 1.027mg Nutmeg
Vitamin A 0IU 102IU Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.346mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.057mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.299mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B5 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.16mg Nutmeg
Folate 0µg 76µg Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 0g 25.94g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 3.22g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.35g Nutmeg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt Nutmeg
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
20
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
103
Nutmeg

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
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
0%
Table salt
168%
Nutmeg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.94g)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $5.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 38742mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg 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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/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.