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Caper vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sodium (difference - 2200mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.353g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caper
Caper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Caper
Caper is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Caper Saffron
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Caper Saffron
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
15
Caper
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
53
Caper
91
Saffron

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
Caper
1
:
Contains more Copper +14%
Contains more Calcium +177.5%
Contains more Iron +564.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +2420%
Contains more Potassium +4210%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +240.6%
Contains more Copper +14%
Contains more Calcium +177.5%
Contains more Iron +564.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +2420%
Contains more Potassium +4210%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +240.6%

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
Caper
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +284.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1779.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4291.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +284.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1779.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4291.3%

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 the food
Protein
14%
Caper
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
5%
Caper
65%
Saffron
Fats
4%
Caper
27%
Saffron

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Caper Saffron Opinion
Protein 2.36 11.43 Saffron
Fats 0.86 5.85 Saffron
Carbs 4.89 65.37 Saffron
Calories 23 310 Saffron
Starch
Sugars 0.41 Caper
Fiber 3.2 3.9 Saffron
Calcium 40 111 Saffron
Iron 1.67 11.1 Saffron
Magnesium 33 264 Saffron
Phosphorus 10 252 Saffron
Potassium 40 1724 Saffron
Sodium 2348 148 Saffron
Zinc 0.32 1.09 Saffron
Copper 0.374 0.328 Caper
Vitamin A 138 530 Saffron
Vitamin E 0.88 Caper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 4.3 80.8 Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.018 0.115 Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.139 0.267 Saffron
Vitamin B3 0.652 1.46 Saffron
Vitamin B5 0.027 Caper
Vitamin B6 0.023 1.01 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.6 Caper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Cholesterol 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.233 1.586 Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.063 0.429 Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 0.304 2.067 Saffron
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.