Mayonnaise vs. Collard Greens

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Collard Greens


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

We compared the nutritional contents of mayonnaise versus collard greens (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in mayonnaise and collard greens:

  • Both collard greens and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K.
  • Collard green has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Collard green is a great source of potassium.
  • Collard green is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and dietary fiber.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise and collard greens 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: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Collard Greens (Collards, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Mayonnaise is high in calories and collard green has 95% less calories than mayonnaise - collard green has 32 calories per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 680 calories.

Mayonnaise Collard Greens
Protein ~ 31%
Carbohydrates ~ 56%
Fat 99% 13%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Collard greens and mayonnaise contain similar amounts carbs - collard green has 5.4g of total carbs per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of carbohydrates.

The carbs in collard greens are made of 90% dietary fiber and 10% sugar, whereas the carbs in mayonnaise comprise of 100% sugar.

dietary fiber

Collard green is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - collard green has 4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Collard greens and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of sugar - collard green has 0.46g of sugar per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Collard green has 215% more protein than mayonnaise - collard green has 3g of protein per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mayonnaise is high in saturated fat and collard green has 100% less saturated fat than mayonnaise - collard green has 0.06g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both mayonnaise and collard greens are low in trans fat - mayonnaise has 0.19g of trans fat per 100 grams and collard green does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Collard green has less cholesterol than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 42mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and collard green does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Collard green is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - collard green has 35.3mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Collard green is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 14 times more Vitamin A than mayonnaise - collard green has 251ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Mayonnaise has more Vitamin D than collard green - mayonnaise has 7iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and collard green does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Collard greens and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - collard green has 2.3mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Both collard greens and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K. Collard green has 168% more Vitamin K than mayonnaise - collard green has 437.1ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 163ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Collard green has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12. Both mayonnaise and collard greens contain significant amounts of pantothenic acid.

Mayonnaise Collard Greens
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.054 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.13 MG
Niacin ~ 0.742 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG 0.267 MG
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 0.165 MG
Folate 5 UG 129 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Collard green is an excellent source of calcium and it has 28 times more calcium than mayonnaise - collard green has 232mg of calcium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium.

iron

Collard greens and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of iron - collard green has 0.47mg of iron per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Collard green is a great source of potassium and it has 965% more potassium than mayonnaise - collard green has 213mg of potassium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 20mg 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,

Mayonnaise Collard Greens
beta-carotene 6 UG 2991 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 4323 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 14 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than collard green per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Collard Greens
alpha linoleic acid 5.456 G 0.108 G
DHA 0.005 G ~
Total 5.461 G 0.108 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more linoleic acid than collard green per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Collard Greens
other omega 6 0.05 G 0.002 G
linoleic acid 39.146 G 0.082 G
Total 39.196 G 0.084 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Collard Greens (Collards, raw) .

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