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

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 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% 7% 0% 0% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 0% 0% 57%
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
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 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

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Table salt Nutmeg
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Nutmeg Opinion
Calories 0 525 Nutmeg
Protein 0 5.84 Nutmeg
Fats 0 36.31 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 0 3 Nutmeg
Carbs 0 49.29 Nutmeg
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.33 3.04 Nutmeg
Calcium 24 184 Nutmeg
Potassium 8 350 Nutmeg
Magnesium 1 183 Nutmeg
Sugar 0 2.99 Table salt
Fiber 0 20.8 Nutmeg
Copper 0.03 1.027 Nutmeg
Zinc 0.1 2.15 Nutmeg
Starch
Phosphorus 0 213 Nutmeg
Sodium 38758 16 Nutmeg
Vitamin A 0 102 Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.346 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0 0.057 Nutmeg
Vitamin B3 0 1.299 Nutmeg
Vitamin B5 0 Table salt
Vitamin B6 0 0.16 Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 0 76 Nutmeg
Trans Fat 0 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 0 25.94 Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0 3.22 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0 0.35 Nutmeg
Tryptophan 0 Table salt
Threonine 0 Table salt
Isoleucine 0 Table salt
Leucine 0 Table salt
Lysine 0 Table salt
Methionine 0 Table salt
Phenylalanine 0 Table salt
Valine 0 Table salt
Histidine 0 Table salt
Fructose

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.