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Table salt vs Mayonnaise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Table salt and Mayonnaise

  • Table salt has less Vitamin K, Vitamin E , Choline, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1658% more.
  • Mayonnaise is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Salt, table and Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular.

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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 +200%
Contains more Iron +57.1%
Contains more Copper +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Magnesium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 8% 1% 9% 2% 83% 5% 7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +57.1%
Contains more Copper +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Magnesium - 1

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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 66% 6% 0% 3% 5% 0% 11% 2% 4% 15% 408%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Mayonnaise
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Mayonnaise Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.57g Mayonnaise
Protein 0g 0.96g Mayonnaise
Fats 0g 74.85g Mayonnaise
Carbs 0g 0.57g Mayonnaise
Calories 0kcal 680kcal Mayonnaise
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.05g Mayonnaise
Sugar 0g 0.57g Table salt
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 24mg 8mg Table salt
Iron 0.33mg 0.21mg Table salt
Magnesium 1mg 1mg
Phosphorus 0mg 21mg Mayonnaise
Potassium 8mg 20mg Mayonnaise
Sodium 38758mg 635mg Mayonnaise
Zinc 0.1mg 0.15mg Mayonnaise
Copper 0.03mg 0.019mg Table salt
Vitamin A 0IU 65IU Mayonnaise
Vitamin E 0mg 3.28mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 0IU 7IU Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.01mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.019mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B3 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.172mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.008mg Mayonnaise
Folate 0µg 5µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.12µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin K 0µg 163µg Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0mg 0.017mg Mayonnaise
Threonine 0mg 0.055mg Mayonnaise
Isoleucine 0mg 0.065mg Mayonnaise
Leucine 0mg 0.095mg Mayonnaise
Lysine 0mg 0.072mg Mayonnaise
Methionine 0mg 0.035mg Mayonnaise
Phenylalanine 0mg 0.057mg Mayonnaise
Valine 0mg 0.074mg Mayonnaise
Histidine 0mg 0.026mg Mayonnaise
Cholesterol 0mg 42mg Table salt
Trans Fat 0g 0.187g Table salt
Saturated Fat 0g 11.703g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 16.843g Mayonnaise
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 44.69g Mayonnaise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Table salt Mayonnaise
Low Fats diet ok
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
43
Mayonnaise
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
14
Mayonnaise

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
6%
Mayonnaise
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
1%
Mayonnaise
Fats
0%
Table salt
345%
Mayonnaise

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.703g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise contains less Sodium (difference - 38123mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Mayonnaise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171009/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.