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Caviar vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Mussel
Mussel is cheaper (difference - $93)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 532mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sodium (difference - 1131mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Caviar Mussel
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Caviar Mussel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
123
Caviar
126
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
106
Caviar
47
Mussel

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
Caviar
4
:
4
Mussel
Contains more Iron +76.8%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +710.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.1%
Contains more Copper +35.5%
Contains more Zinc +181.1%
Contains less Sodium -75.4%
Contains more Iron +76.8%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +710.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.1%
Contains more Copper +35.5%
Contains more Zinc +181.1%
Contains less Sodium -75.4%

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
Caviar
7
:
4
Mussel
Contains more Vitamin A +197.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +197.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%

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
148%
Caviar
143%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
7%
Mussel
Fats
83%
Caviar
21%
Mussel

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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 Caviar Mussel Opinion
Calories 264 172 Caviar
Protein 24.6 23.8 Caviar
Fats 17.9 4.48 Caviar
Vitamin C 0 13.6 Mussel
Carbs 4 7.39 Mussel
Cholesterol 588 56 Mussel
Vitamin D 117 Caviar
Iron 11.88 6.72 Caviar
Calcium 275 33 Caviar
Potassium 181 268 Mussel
Magnesium 300 37 Caviar
Sugars 0 Caviar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.149 Mussel
Zinc 0.95 2.67 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 356 285 Caviar
Sodium 1500 369 Mussel
Vitamin A 905 304 Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89 Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9 Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.19 0.3 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.62 0.42 Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12 3 Mussel
Vitamin B5 3.5 0.95 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32 0.1 Caviar
Vitamin B12 20 24 Mussel
Vitamin K 0.6 Caviar
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.06 0.85 Mussel
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631 1.014 Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405 1.212 Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323 0.267 Caviar
Threonine 1.263 1.025 Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035 1.036 Mussel
Leucine 2.133 1.676 Caviar
Lysine 1.834 1.779 Caviar
Methionine 0.646 0.537 Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071 0.853 Caviar
Valine 1.263 1.04 Caviar
Histidine 0.649 0.457 Caviar
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
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