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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 Calcium +522.2%
Contains more Iron +7538.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1473.7%
Contains more Potassium +1757.1%
Contains more Zinc +5525%
Contains more Copper +4900%
Contains less Sodium -14.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Contains more Calcium +522.2%
Contains more Iron +7538.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1473.7%
Contains more Potassium +1757.1%
Contains more Zinc +5525%
Contains more Copper +4900%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Net carbs 44.44g 17.03g Turmeric
Protein 9.68g 0.49g Turmeric
Fats 3.25g 0g Turmeric
Carbs 67.14g 17.03g Turmeric
Calories 312kcal 88kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose 0.45g 7.38g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 3.21g 14.95g Turmeric
Fiber 22.7g g Turmeric
Calcium 168mg 27mg Turmeric
Iron 55mg 0.72mg Turmeric
Magnesium 208mg 12mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 299mg 19mg Turmeric
Potassium 2080mg 112mg Turmeric
Sodium 27mg 23mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 4.5mg 0.08mg Turmeric
Copper 1.3mg 0.026mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 4.43mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU IU Turmeric
Vitamin D 0µg µg Turmeric
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Turmeric
Vitamin B1 0.058mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.15mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107mg mg Turmeric
Folate 20µg µg Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Turmeric
Vitamin K 13.4µg µg Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17mg mg Turmeric
Threonine 0.33mg mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47mg mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.81mg mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.38mg mg Turmeric
Methionine 0.14mg mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53mg mg Turmeric
Valine 0.66mg mg Turmeric
Histidine 0.15mg mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0.056g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Saturated Fat 1.838g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449g g Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756g g Turmeric

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Balsamic vinegar
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
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

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 contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.838g)

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.