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Star anise vs Caper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sugars (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 2332mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.353g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caper
Caper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Caper
Caper is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Star anise Caper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Star anise Caper
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
34
Star anise
15
Caper
Mineral Summary Score
180
Star anise
53
Caper

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
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0
Caper
Contains more Iron +2113.2%
Contains more Calcium +1515%
Contains more Potassium +3502.5%
Contains more Magnesium +415.2%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains more Zinc +1556.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +4300%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +2113.2%
Contains more Calcium +1515%
Contains more Potassium +3502.5%
Contains more Magnesium +415.2%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains more Zinc +1556.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +4300%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%

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
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2
Caper
Contains more Vitamin C +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1788.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +369.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2851.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2726.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1788.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +369.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2851.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2726.1%

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
106%
Star anise
14%
Caper
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
5%
Caper
Fats
73%
Star anise
4%
Caper

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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 Star anise Caper Opinion
Calories 337 23 Star anise
Protein 17.6 2.36 Star anise
Fats 15.9 0.86 Star anise
Vitamin C 21 4.3 Star anise
Carbs 50.02 4.89 Star anise
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.96 1.67 Star anise
Calcium 646 40 Star anise
Potassium 1441 40 Star anise
Magnesium 170 33 Star anise
Sugars 0.41 Caper
Fiber 14.6 3.2 Star anise
Copper 0.91 0.374 Star anise
Zinc 5.3 0.32 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 440 10 Star anise
Sodium 16 2348 Star anise
Vitamin A 311 138 Star anise
Vitamin E 0.88 Caper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.34 0.018 Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.139 Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06 0.652 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797 0.027 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65 0.023 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.6 Caper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586 0.233 Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78 0.063 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15 0.304 Star anise
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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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