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Table salt vs. Taco seasoning — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Table salt and Taco seasoning

  • The amount of Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin C in Taco seasoning is higher than in Table salt.
  • Table salt covers your daily Sodium needs 1334% more than Taco seasoning.
  • Taco seasoning contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Salt, table and PACE, Dry Taco Seasoning Mix.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +1945.5%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10% 14% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 254% 0% 0% 0% 1053% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +1945.5%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 563% 0% 0% 150% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +162.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +2750%
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0.2 g
Other: 99.8 g
56% 6% 38%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 5.7 g
Other: 38.01 g
Contains more Other +162.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +2750%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Table salt Taco seasoning
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Taco seasoning Opinion
Net carbs 0g 37.49g Taco seasoning
Carbs 0g 56.29g Taco seasoning
Calories 0kcal 188kcal Taco seasoning
Sugar 0g 18.76g Table salt
Fiber 0g 18.8g Taco seasoning
Calcium 24mg Table salt
Iron 0.33mg 6.75mg Taco seasoning
Magnesium 1mg Table salt
Potassium 8mg Table salt
Sodium 38758mg 8068mg Taco seasoning
Zinc 0.1mg Table salt
Copper 0.03mg Table salt
Manganese 0.1mg Table salt
Selenium 0.1µg Table salt
Vitamin A 0IU 9381IU Taco seasoning
Vitamin C 0mg 45mg Taco seasoning

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt Taco seasoning
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Table salt
55%
Taco seasoning
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
510%
Table salt
131%
Taco seasoning

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning contains less Sodium (difference - 30690mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 18.76g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Table salt
Table salt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Table salt
Table salt 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 contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.