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Caviar vs Buckwheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Caviar and Buckwheat

  • Caviar has more Iron, Selenium, and Vitamin B5, however Buckwheat is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Fiber.
  • Caviar covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 833% more than Buckwheat.
  • Buckwheat has 1500 times less Sodium than Caviar. Caviar has 1500mg of Sodium, while Buckwheat has 1mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Buckwheat.

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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
Contains more Calcium +1427.8%
Contains more Iron +440%
Contains more Magnesium +29.9%
Contains more Potassium +154.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +152.6%
Contains more Copper +900%
Equal in Phosphorus - 347
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 83% 166% 149% 41% 1% 66% 367%
Contains more Calcium +1427.8%
Contains more Iron +440%
Contains more Magnesium +29.9%
Contains more Potassium +154.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +152.6%
Contains more Copper +900%
Equal in Phosphorus - 347

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
Caviar
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5750%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 23% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5750%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Buckwheat Opinion
Net carbs 4g 61.5g Buckwheat
Protein 24.6g 13.25g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 3.4g Caviar
Carbs 4g 71.5g Buckwheat
Calories 264kcal 343kcal Buckwheat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Buckwheat
Fiber 0g 10g Buckwheat
Calcium 275mg 18mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 2.2mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 231mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 347mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 460mg Buckwheat
Sodium 1500mg 1mg Buckwheat
Zinc 0.95mg 2.4mg Buckwheat
Copper 0.11mg 1.1mg Buckwheat
Vitamin A 905IU 0IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU 0IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg 0µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.101mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.425mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 7.02mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 1.233mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.21mg Caviar
Folate 50µg 30µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 0µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.192mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 0.506mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 0.498mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg 0.832mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 0.672mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg 0.172mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.52mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 0.678mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.309mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 0mg Buckwheat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.06g 0.741g Buckwheat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 1.04g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 1.039g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Buckwheat
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
266
Caviar
33
Buckwheat
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
109
Buckwheat

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
148%
Caviar
80%
Buckwheat
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
72%
Buckwheat
Fats
83%
Caviar
16%
Buckwheat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 1499mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 588mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.319g)
Which food is cheaper?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is cheaper (difference - $97.4)
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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/nutrients
  2. Buckwheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/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.