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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
:
4
Caviar
Contains more Calcium +158.2%
Contains more Zinc +283.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Iron +8385.7%
Contains more Potassium +138.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1011.1%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 213% 7% 20% 10% 100% 195% 86%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
Contains more Calcium +158.2%
Contains more Zinc +283.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Iron +8385.7%
Contains more Potassium +138.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1011.1%
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 Vitamin B12 +1718.2%
Contains more Folate +85.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 75% 15% 18% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 138% 6% 21%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 55% 38% 87% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 2500% 2% 38%
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 Vitamin B12 +1718.2%
Contains more Folate +85.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
137%
Cheese
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
4%
Caviar
Fats
154%
Cheese
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 489mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cheese
Cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 847mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $98)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Caviar
Caviar contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cheese Caviar Opinion
Calories 404 264 Cheese
Protein 22.87 24.6 Caviar
Fats 33.31 17.9 Cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.09 4 Caviar
Cholesterol 99 588 Cheese
Vitamin D 24 117 Caviar
Iron 0.14 11.88 Caviar
Calcium 710 275 Cheese
Potassium 76 181 Caviar
Magnesium 27 300 Caviar
Sugars 0.48 0 Caviar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.11 Caviar
Zinc 3.64 0.95 Cheese
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Phosphorus 455 356 Cheese
Sodium 653 1500 Cheese
Vitamin A 1242 905 Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71 1.89 Caviar
Vitamin D 0.6 2.9 Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.19 Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.428 0.62 Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.059 0.12 Caviar
Vitamin B5 0.41 3.5 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.32 Caviar
Vitamin B12 1.1 20 Caviar
Vitamin K 2.4 0.6 Cheese
Folate 27 50 Caviar
Trans Fat 0.917 Caviar
Saturated Fat 18.867 4.06 Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246 4.631 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421 7.405 Caviar
Tryptophan 0.547 0.323 Cheese
Threonine 1.044 1.263 Caviar
Isoleucine 1.206 1.035 Cheese
Leucine 1.939 2.133 Caviar
Lysine 1.025 1.834 Caviar
Methionine 0.547 0.646 Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.074 1.071 Cheese
Valine 1.404 1.263 Cheese
Histidine 0.547 0.649 Caviar
Fructose 0 Cheese

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 of 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.