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Table salt vs Garlic powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Table salt and Garlic powder?

  • Garlic powder is richer than Table salt in Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1683% more.
  • The amount of Sodium in Garlic powder is lower.

We used Salt, table and Spices, garlic powder 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 +229.2%
Contains more Iron +1612.1%
Contains more Magnesium +7600%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +14812.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +2890%
Contains more Copper +1676.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178%
Contains more Calcium +229.2%
Contains more Iron +1612.1%
Contains more Magnesium +7600%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +14812.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +2890%
Contains more Copper +1676.7%

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 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 0% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 1%
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 Garlic powder
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 Garlic powder Opinion
Net carbs 0g 63.73g Garlic powder
Protein 0g 16.55g Garlic powder
Fats 0g 0.73g Garlic powder
Carbs 0g 72.73g Garlic powder
Calories 0kcal 331kcal Garlic powder
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.31g Garlic powder
Sugar 0g 2.43g Table salt
Fiber 0g 9g Garlic powder
Calcium 24mg 79mg Garlic powder
Iron 0.33mg 5.65mg Garlic powder
Magnesium 1mg 77mg Garlic powder
Phosphorus 0mg 414mg Garlic powder
Potassium 8mg 1193mg Garlic powder
Sodium 38758mg 60mg Garlic powder
Zinc 0.1mg 2.99mg Garlic powder
Copper 0.03mg 0.533mg Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0mg 0.67mg Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.2mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.435mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.141mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.796mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.743mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 0mg 1.654mg Garlic powder
Folate 0µg 47µg Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Garlic powder
Tryptophan 0mg 0.121mg Garlic powder
Threonine 0mg 0.374mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0mg 0.414mg Garlic powder
Leucine 0mg 0.728mg Garlic powder
Lysine 0mg 0.768mg Garlic powder
Methionine 0mg 0.111mg Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0mg 0.525mg Garlic powder
Valine 0mg 0.667mg Garlic powder
Histidine 0mg 0.263mg Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.249g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.115g Garlic powder
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.178g Garlic powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt Garlic powder
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
53
Garlic powder
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
105
Garlic powder

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
99%
Garlic powder
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
73%
Garlic powder
Fats
0%
Table salt
3%
Garlic powder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.43g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.249g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sodium (difference - 38698mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder 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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.