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Caper vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Caper and Turmeric?

  • Turmeric is richer than Caper in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin E .
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 857% more.
  • Caper has 87 times more Sodium than Turmeric. While Caper has 2348mg of Sodium, Turmeric has only 27mg.

We used Capers, canned and Spices, turmeric, ground types in this article.

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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
0
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Contains more Iron +3193.4%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Potassium +5100%
Contains more Magnesium +530.3%
Contains more Copper +247.6%
Contains more Zinc +1306.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +2890%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 12% 4% 24% 125% 9% 5% 307%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Contains more Iron +3193.4%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Potassium +5100%
Contains more Magnesium +530.3%
Contains more Copper +247.6%
Contains more Zinc +1306.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +2890%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +83.6%
Contains more Folate +15%
Contains more Vitamin E +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1907.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 9% 18% 0% 5% 33% 13% 2% 6% 0% 62% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 89% 0% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 0% 34% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +83.6%
Contains more Folate +15%
Contains more Vitamin E +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1907.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15

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
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
68
Caper
392
Turmeric

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
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
5%
Caper
67%
Turmeric
Fats
4%
Caper
15%
Turmeric

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 2321mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caper
Caper is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.605g)
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 - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caper Turmeric Opinion
Calories 23 312 Turmeric
Protein 2.36 9.68 Turmeric
Fats 0.86 3.25 Turmeric
Vitamin C 4.3 0.7 Caper
Carbs 4.89 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.67 55 Turmeric
Calcium 40 168 Turmeric
Potassium 40 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 33 208 Turmeric
Sugar 0.41 3.21 Caper
Fiber 3.2 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 0.374 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 0.32 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 10 299 Turmeric
Sodium 2348 27 Turmeric
Vitamin A 138 0 Caper
Vitamin E 0.88 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.018 0.058 Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.139 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 0.652 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.027 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.023 0.107 Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.6 13.4 Caper
Folate 23 20 Caper
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Caper
Saturated Fat 0.233 1.838 Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.063 0.449 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.304 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
Fructose 0.45 Turmeric

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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/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.