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Cheese vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cheese and Caviar

  • Cheese has more Calcium, while Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Selenium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 787% higher.
  • Caviar contains 5 times less Saturated Fat than Cheese. Cheese contains 18.867g of Saturated Fat, while Caviar contains 4.06g.

The food types used in this comparison are Cheese, cheddar and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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
Cheese
4
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4
Caviar
Contains more Calcium +158.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Zinc +283.2%
Contains more Iron +8385.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1011.1%
Contains more Potassium +138.2%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Calcium +158.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Zinc +283.2%
Contains more Iron +8385.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1011.1%
Contains more Potassium +138.2%
Contains more Copper +266.7%

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
Cheese
2
:
9
Caviar
Contains more Vitamin A +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +555.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +753.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +384.8%
Contains more Folate +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1718.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +555.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +753.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +384.8%
Contains more Folate +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1718.2%

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.
Cheese Caviar
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheese Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 3.09g 4g Caviar
Protein 22.87g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 33.31g 17.9g Cheese
Carbs 3.09g 4g Caviar
Calories 404kcal 264kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Cheese
Sugar 0.48g 0g Caviar
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 710mg 275mg Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 27mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 455mg 356mg Cheese
Potassium 76mg 181mg Caviar
Sodium 653mg 1500mg Cheese
Zinc 3.64mg 0.95mg Cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0.11mg Caviar
Vitamin A 1242IU 905IU Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 24IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D 0.6µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 0.12mg Caviar
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.32mg Caviar
Folate 27µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 1.1µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0.6µg Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547mg 0.323mg Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.206mg 1.035mg Cheese
Leucine 1.939mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 1.025mg 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.547mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.074mg 1.071mg Cheese
Valine 1.404mg 1.263mg Cheese
Histidine 0.547mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 99mg 588mg Cheese
Trans Fat 0.917g g Caviar
Saturated Fat 18.867g 4.06g Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g 4.631g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cheese Caviar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
35
Cheese
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cheese
146
Caviar

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
137%
Cheese
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
4%
Caviar
Fats
154%
Cheese
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cheese
Cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 847mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 489mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $98)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.48g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.807g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.