Mayonnaise vs. Sage

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Sage


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

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

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

  • Both sage and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K, calories and saturated fat.
  • Sage has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more pantothenic acid and Vitamin B12.
  • Sage is a great source of Vitamin E and protein.
  • Sage is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium, dietary fiber, iron and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise and sage 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 Sage (Spices, sage, ground) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both sage and mayonnaise are high in calories. Mayonnaise has 116% more calories than sage - sage has 315 calories per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 680 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, mayonnaise is lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to sage per calorie. Mayonnaise has a macronutrient ratio of 1:0:99 and for sage, 11:61:29 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Mayonnaise Sage
Protein 1% 11%
Carbohydrates ~ 61%
Fat 99% 29%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Sage is high in carbohydrates and mayonnaise has 99% less carbohydrates than sage - sage has 60.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Sage is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - sage has 40.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Sage and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of sugar - sage has 1.7g of sugar per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of sugar.



Protein

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Sage is a great source of protein and it has 10 times more protein than mayonnaise - sage has 10.6g of protein per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both sage and mayonnaise are high in saturated fat. Mayonnaise has 66% more saturated fat than sage - sage has 7g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

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

cholesterol

Sage has less cholesterol than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 42mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and sage does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Sage is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - sage has 32.4mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Sage is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 17 times more Vitamin A than mayonnaise - sage has 295ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

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

Vitamin E

Sage is a great source of Vitamin E and it has 128% more Vitamin E than mayonnaise - sage has 7.5mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Both sage and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K. Sage has 952% more Vitamin K than mayonnaise - sage has 1714.5ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 163ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Sage has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more pantothenic acid and Vitamin B12.

Mayonnaise Sage
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.754 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.336 MG
Niacin ~ 5.72 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 2.69 MG
Folate 5 UG 274 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Sage is an excellent source of calcium and it has 205 times more calcium than mayonnaise - sage has 1652mg of calcium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium.

iron

Sage is an excellent source of iron and it has 132 times more iron than mayonnaise - sage has 28.1mg of iron per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Sage is an excellent source of potassium and it has 52 times more potassium than mayonnaise - sage has 1070mg 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 Sage
beta-carotene 6 UG 3485 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 1895 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Mayonnaise Sage
alpha linoleic acid 5.456 G 1.23 G
DHA 0.005 G ~
Total 5.461 G 1.23 G

omega 6s

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

Mayonnaise Sage
other omega 6 0.125 G ~
linoleic acid 39.146 G 0.53 G
Total 39.271 G 0.53 G



Customize your serving size


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Note: The specific food items compared are: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Sage (Spices, sage, ground) .

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