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Turmeric vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Turmeric and Balsamic vinegar

  • Balsamic vinegar has less Manganese, Iron, Copper, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 855% more.
  • Turmeric has 76 times more Iron than Balsamic vinegar. Turmeric has 55mg of Iron, while Balsamic vinegar has 0.72mg.
  • Turmeric is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, turmeric, ground and Vinegar, balsamic.

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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 +7538.9%
Contains more Calcium +522.2%
Contains more Potassium +1757.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1633.3%
Contains more Copper +4900%
Contains more Zinc +5525%
Contains more Phosphorus +1473.7%
Contains less Sodium -14.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 10% 9% 9% 3% 9% 3%
Contains more Iron +7538.9%
Contains more Calcium +522.2%
Contains more Potassium +1757.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1633.3%
Contains more Copper +4900%
Contains more Zinc +5525%
Contains more Phosphorus +1473.7%
Contains less Sodium -14.8%

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 C +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 89% 0% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 0% 34% 15%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
23
Turmeric
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
9
Balsamic vinegar

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
58%
Turmeric
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
15%
Turmeric
0%
Balsamic vinegar

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.
Turmeric Balsamic vinegar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.74g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.838g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Calories 312 88 Turmeric
Protein 9.68 0.49 Turmeric
Fats 3.25 0 Turmeric
Vitamin C 0.7 0 Turmeric
Carbs 67.14 17.03 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Turmeric
Iron 55 0.72 Turmeric
Calcium 168 27 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 112 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 12 Turmeric
Sugar 3.21 14.95 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 1.3 0.026 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 0.08 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 299 19 Turmeric
Sodium 27 23 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 Turmeric
Vitamin B1 0.058 Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0 Turmeric
Vitamin K 13.4 Turmeric
Folate 20 Turmeric
Trans Fat 0.056 0 Balsamic vinegar
Saturated Fat 1.838 0 Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
Fructose 0.45 7.38 Balsamic vinegar

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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/nutrients
  2. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/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.