Feta Cheese vs. Dijon Mustard

Nutrition comparison of Feta Cheese and Dijon Mustard


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of feta cheese versus dijon mustard (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in feta cheese and dijon mustard:

  • Both dijon mustard and feta cheese are high in calcium, calories and protein.
  • Dijon mustard has more thiamin, niacin and folate, however, feta cheese contains more riboflavin and Vitamin B12.
  • Dijon mustard is an excellent source of dietary fiber, iron and potassium.
  • Feta cheese has signficantly less carbohydrates than dijon mustard.
  • Feta cheese is a great source of Vitamin A.
Detailed nutritional comparison of feta cheese and dijon mustard is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Feta Cheese (Cheese, feta) and Dijon Mustard (Spices, mustard seed, ground) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both dijon mustard and feta cheese are high in calories. Dijon mustard has 92% more calories than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 508 calories per 100 grams and feta cheese has 265 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, feta cheese is lighter in carbs, heavier in fat and similar to dijon mustard for protein. Feta cheese has a macronutrient ratio of 21:6:73 and for dijon mustard, 19:21:60 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Feta Cheese Dijon Mustard
Protein 21% 19%
Carbohydrates 6% 21%
Fat 73% 60%
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carbohydrates

Feta cheese has signficantly less carbohydrates than dijon mustard - dijon mustard has 28.1g of total carbs per 100 grams and feta cheese has 3.9g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Dijon mustard is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 12.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and feta cheese does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Feta cheese has less sugar than dijon mustard - dijon mustard has 6.8g of sugar per 100 grams and feta cheese does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

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Both dijon mustard and feta cheese are high in protein. Dijon mustard has 84% more protein than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 26.1g of protein per 100 grams and feta cheese has 14.2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Feta cheese is high in saturated fat and dijon mustard has 85% less saturated fat than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 2g of saturated fat per 100 grams and feta cheese has 13.3g of saturated fat.

cholesterol

Dijon mustard has less cholesterol than feta cheese - feta cheese has 89mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and dijon mustard does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Dijon mustard has more Vitamin C than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 7.1mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and feta cheese does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Feta cheese is a great source of Vitamin A and it has 61 times more Vitamin A than dijon mustard - dijon mustard has 2ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and feta cheese has 125ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Feta cheese has more Vitamin D than dijon mustard - feta cheese has 16iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and dijon mustard does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Dijon mustard has 27 times more Vitamin E than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 5.1mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and feta cheese has 0.18mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Dijon mustard and feta cheese contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - dijon mustard has 5.4ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and feta cheese has 1.8ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Dijon mustard has more thiamin, niacin and folate, however, feta cheese contains more riboflavin and Vitamin B12. Both feta cheese and dijon mustard contain significant amounts of pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.

Feta Cheese Dijon Mustard
Thiamin 0.154 MG 0.805 MG
Riboflavin 0.844 MG 0.261 MG
Niacin 0.991 MG 4.733 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.967 MG 0.81 MG
Vitamin B6 0.424 MG 0.397 MG
Folate 32 UG 162 UG
Vitamin B12 1.69 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Both dijon mustard and feta cheese are high in calcium. Feta cheese has 85% more calcium than dijon mustard - dijon mustard has 266mg of calcium per 100 grams and feta cheese has 493mg of calcium.

iron

Dijon mustard is an excellent source of iron and it has 13 times more iron than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 9.2mg of iron per 100 grams and feta cheese has 0.65mg of iron.

potassium

Dijon mustard is an excellent source of potassium and it has 10 times more potassium than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 738mg of potassium per 100 grams and feta cheese has 62mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids, both feta cheese and dijon mustard contain small amounts of beta-carotene.

Feta Cheese Dijon Mustard
beta-carotene 3 UG 18 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 568 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, dijon mustard has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than feta cheese per 100 grams.

Feta Cheese Dijon Mustard
alpha linoleic acid 0.265 G 3.792 G
Total 0.265 G 3.792 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, dijon mustard has more linoleic acid than feta cheese per 100 grams.

Feta Cheese Dijon Mustard
linoleic acid 0.326 G 5.921 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.25 G
Total 0.326 G 6.171 G



Customize your serving size


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Note: The specific food items compared are: Feta Cheese (Cheese, feta) and Dijon Mustard (Spices, mustard seed, ground) .

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FAQ

Does dijon mustard or feta cheese contain more calories in 100 grams?
Both dijon mustard and feta cheese are high in calories. Dijon mustard has 90% more calories than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 508 calories in 100g and feta cheese has 265 calories.

Does dijon mustard or feta cheese contain more calcium?
Both dijon mustard and feta cheese are high in calcium. Feta cheese has 90% more calcium than dijon mustard - dijon mustard has 266mg of calcium in 100 grams and feta cheese has 493mg of calcium.

Does dijon mustard or feta cheese contain more iron?
Dijon mustard is an abundant source of iron and it has 13 times more iron than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 9.2mg of iron in 100 grams and feta cheese has 0.65mg of iron.

Does dijon mustard or feta cheese contain more potassium?
Dijon mustard is a rich source of potassium and it has 10 times more potassium than feta cheese - dijon mustard has 738mg of potassium in 100 grams and feta cheese has 62mg of potassium.

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