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Caper vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Caper and Cinnamon

  • Caper contains less Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Phosphorus than Cinnamon.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Cinnamon is 756% higher.
  • Cinnamon has 235 times less Sodium than Caper. Caper has 2348mg of Sodium, while Cinnamon has 10mg.

Food types used in this article are Capers, canned and Spices, cinnamon, ground.

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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
Caper
1
:
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains more Calcium +2405%
Contains more Iron +398.2%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +540%
Contains more Potassium +977.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +471.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.339
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 63% 24% 5% 4% 307% 9% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains more Calcium +2405%
Contains more Iron +398.2%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +540%
Contains more Potassium +977.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +471.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.339

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +239%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +587%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.8%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +239%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +587%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.8%

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 Cinnamon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caper Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 1.69g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 2.36g 3.99g Cinnamon
Fats 0.86g 1.24g Cinnamon
Carbs 4.89g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 23kcal 247kcal Cinnamon
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 0.41g 2.17g Caper
Fiber 3.2g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 40mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 1.67mg 8.32mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 33mg 60mg Cinnamon
Phosphorus 10mg 64mg Cinnamon
Potassium 40mg 431mg Cinnamon
Sodium 2348mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 0.32mg 1.83mg Cinnamon
Copper 0.374mg 0.339mg Caper
Vitamin A 138IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 0.88mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.3mg 3.8mg Caper
Vitamin B1 0.018mg 0.022mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.041mg Caper
Vitamin B3 0.652mg 1.332mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.027mg 0.358mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.023mg 0.158mg Cinnamon
Folate 23µg 6µg Caper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.6µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan mg 0.049mg Cinnamon
Threonine mg 0.136mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Leucine mg 0.253mg Cinnamon
Lysine mg 0.243mg Cinnamon
Methionine mg 0.078mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Valine mg 0.224mg Cinnamon
Histidine mg 0.117mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.233g 0.345g Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.063g 0.246g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.304g 0.068g Caper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Caper Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
68
Caper
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
5%
Caper
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
4%
Caper
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 2338mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caper
Caper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caper
Caper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Caper
Caper is cheaper (difference - $4)
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. Caper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172238/nutrients
  2. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.