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Egg vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Egg and Caviar

  • Egg has more Copper, while Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Choline, and Phosphorus.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 787% higher.
  • Caviar contains 18 times less Copper than Egg. Egg contains 2mg of Copper, while Caviar contains 0.11mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Egg is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled 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
Egg
3
:
5
Caviar
Contains more Copper +1718.2%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Iron +898.3%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2900%
Contains more Phosphorus +107%
Equal in Zinc - 0.95
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 15% 12% 8% 667% 29% 74% 17%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
Contains more Copper +1718.2%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Iron +898.3%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2900%
Contains more Phosphorus +107%
Equal in Zinc - 0.95

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
Egg
0
:
11
Caviar
Contains more Vitamin A +74%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +187.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1701.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Folate +13.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 21% 67% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 139% 1% 33%
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 +74%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +187.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1701.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Folate +13.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Egg Caviar Opinion
Calories 155kcal 264kcal Caviar
Protein 12.58g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 10.61g 17.9g Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 1.12g 4g Caviar
Carbs 1.12g 4g Caviar
Cholesterol 373mg 588mg Egg
Vitamin D 87IU 117IU Caviar
Iron 1.19mg 11.88mg Caviar
Calcium 50mg 275mg Caviar
Potassium 126mg 181mg Caviar
Magnesium 10mg 300mg Caviar
Sugar 1.12g 0g Caviar
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 2mg 0.11mg Egg
Zinc 1.05mg 0.95mg Egg
Starch g g
Phosphorus 172mg 356mg Caviar
Sodium 124mg 1500mg Egg
Vitamin A 520IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.03mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 2.2µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.513mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.064mg 0.12mg Caviar
Vitamin B5 1.398mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.121mg 0.32mg Caviar
Vitamin B12 1.11µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.6µg Caviar
Folate 44µg 50µg Caviar
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.267g 4.06g Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414g 7.405g Caviar
Tryptophan 0.153mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 0.604mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 0.686mg 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 1.075mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 0.904mg 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.392mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.668mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 0.767mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.298mg 0.649mg Caviar
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Egg Caviar
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
45
Egg
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
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
75%
Egg
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
4%
Caviar
Fats
49%
Egg
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Egg
Egg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg
Egg contains less Sodium (difference - 1376mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.793g)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $99)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.12g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.