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Caper vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Caper and Balsamic vinegar

  • Balsamic vinegar has less Copper, and Iron than Caper.
  • Caper covers your daily need of Sodium 101% more than Balsamic vinegar.
  • Caper has 14 times more Copper than Balsamic vinegar. While Caper has 0.374mg of Copper, Balsamic vinegar has only 0.026mg.
  • Balsamic vinegar has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Capers, canned and Vinegar, balsamic.

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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 +48.1%
Contains more Iron +131.9%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +1338.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +180%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 63% 24% 5% 4% 307% 9% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Contains more Calcium +48.1%
Contains more Iron +131.9%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +1338.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Potassium +180%
Contains less Sodium -99%

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
12
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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.
Caper Balsamic vinegar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caper Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Net carbs 1.69g 17.03g Balsamic vinegar
Protein 2.36g 0.49g Caper
Fats 0.86g 0g Caper
Carbs 4.89g 17.03g Balsamic vinegar
Calories 23kcal 88kcal Balsamic vinegar
Starch g g
Fructose g 7.38g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 0.41g 14.95g Caper
Fiber 3.2g g Caper
Calcium 40mg 27mg Caper
Iron 1.67mg 0.72mg Caper
Magnesium 33mg 12mg Caper
Phosphorus 10mg 19mg Balsamic vinegar
Potassium 40mg 112mg Balsamic vinegar
Sodium 2348mg 23mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 0.32mg 0.08mg Caper
Copper 0.374mg 0.026mg Caper
Vitamin A 138IU 0IU Caper
Vitamin E 0.88mg mg Caper
Vitamin D 0IU IU Caper
Vitamin D 0µg µg Caper
Vitamin C 4.3mg 0mg Caper
Vitamin B1 0.018mg mg Caper
Vitamin B2 0.139mg mg Caper
Vitamin B3 0.652mg mg Caper
Vitamin B5 0.027mg mg Caper
Vitamin B6 0.023mg mg Caper
Folate 23µg µg Caper
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Caper
Vitamin K 24.6µg µg Caper
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.233g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.063g g Caper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.304g g Caper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Caper Balsamic vinegar
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
15
Caper
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
68
Caper
9
Balsamic vinegar

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
14%
Caper
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
5%
Caper
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
4%
Caper
0%
Balsamic vinegar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caper
Caper is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.54g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caper
Caper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Caper
Caper is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caper
Caper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caper
Caper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 2325mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.233g)

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. Caper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172238/nutrients
  2. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/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.