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Black pepper vs Caper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Black pepper and Caper

  • Caper contains less Manganese, Vitamin K, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5 than Black pepper.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Black pepper is 551% higher.
  • Caper has 52 times less Vitamin B5 than Black pepper. Black pepper has 1.399mg of Vitamin B5, while Caper has 0.027mg.
  • Black pepper is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Spices, pepper, black and Capers, canned.

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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
Contains more Calcium +1007.5%
Contains more Iron +481.4%
Contains more Magnesium +418.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1480%
Contains more Potassium +3222.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Zinc +271.9%
Contains more Copper +255.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 63% 24% 5% 4% 307% 9% 125%
Contains more Calcium +1007.5%
Contains more Iron +481.4%
Contains more Magnesium +418.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1480%
Contains more Potassium +3222.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Zinc +271.9%
Contains more Copper +255.6%

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
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Caper
Contains more Vitamin A +296.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +5081.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +565.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +35.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 18% 0% 15% 5% 33% 13% 2% 6% 18% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin A +296.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +5081.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +565.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +35.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Caper Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 1.69g Black pepper
Protein 10.39g 2.36g Black pepper
Fats 3.26g 0.86g Black pepper
Carbs 63.95g 4.89g Black pepper
Calories 251kcal 23kcal Black pepper
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g g Black pepper
Sugar 0.64g 0.41g Caper
Fiber 25.3g 3.2g Black pepper
Calcium 443mg 40mg Black pepper
Iron 9.71mg 1.67mg Black pepper
Magnesium 171mg 33mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 158mg 10mg Black pepper
Potassium 1329mg 40mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 2348mg Black pepper
Zinc 1.19mg 0.32mg Black pepper
Copper 1.33mg 0.374mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 138IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg 0.88mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 4.3mg Caper
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.018mg Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.139mg Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 0.652mg Black pepper
Vitamin B5 1.399mg 0.027mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 0.023mg Black pepper
Folate 17µg 23µg Caper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg 24.6µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg mg Black pepper
Threonine 0.244mg mg Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366mg mg Black pepper
Leucine 1.014mg mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.244mg mg Black pepper
Methionine 0.096mg mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446mg mg Black pepper
Valine 0.547mg mg Black pepper
Histidine 0.159mg mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.392g 0.233g Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 0.063g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 0.304g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
60
Black pepper
15
Caper
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
68
Caper

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 food.
Protein
62%
Black pepper
14%
Caper
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
5%
Caper
Fats
15%
Black pepper
4%
Caper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caper
Caper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.159g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caper
Caper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Caper
Caper is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 2328mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/nutrients
  2. Caper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172238/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.