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Table salt vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Table salt and Cinnamon?

  • Cinnamon is richer than Table salt in Manganese, Fiber, Iron, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin K, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Magnesium.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1685% more.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cinnamon is lower.

We used Salt, table and Spices, cinnamon, ground types in this article.

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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 +4075%
Contains more Iron +2421.2%
Contains more Magnesium +5900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +5287.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +1730%
Contains more Copper +1030%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Calcium +4075%
Contains more Iron +2421.2%
Contains more Magnesium +5900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +5287.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +1730%
Contains more Copper +1030%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 Cinnamon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 0g 3.99g Cinnamon
Fats 0g 1.24g Cinnamon
Carbs 0g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 0kcal 247kcal Cinnamon
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 0g 2.17g Table salt
Fiber 0g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 24mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 0.33mg 8.32mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 1mg 60mg Cinnamon
Phosphorus 0mg 64mg Cinnamon
Potassium 8mg 431mg Cinnamon
Sodium 38758mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 0.1mg 1.83mg Cinnamon
Copper 0.03mg 0.339mg Cinnamon
Vitamin A 0IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 0mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.022mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.041mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.332mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.358mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.158mg Cinnamon
Folate 0µg 6µg Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0mg 0.049mg Cinnamon
Threonine 0mg 0.136mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0mg 0.253mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0mg 0.243mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0mg 0.078mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Valine 0mg 0.224mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0mg 0.117mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.345g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.246g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.068g Cinnamon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
0%
Table salt
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.345g)
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 - $3.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 38748mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.