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Caviar vs. Cuttlefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Caviar and Cuttlefish

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, and Selenium, however, Cuttlefish is higher in Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Caviar covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 708% more than Cuttlefish.
  • Cuttlefish contains 34 times less Saturated Fat than Caviar. Caviar contains 4.06g of Saturated Fat, while Cuttlefish contains 0.118g.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +205.6%
Contains more Iron +97.3%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Selenium +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +95.6%
Contains less Sodium -75.2%
Contains more Zinc +82.1%
Contains more Copper +433.6%
Contains more Manganese +120%
Equal in Phosphorus - 387
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37% 7% 358%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 226% 22% 166% 32% 49% 48% 196% 15% 245%
Contains more Calcium +205.6%
Contains more Iron +97.3%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Selenium +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +95.6%
Contains less Sodium -75.2%
Contains more Zinc +82.1%
Contains more Copper +433.6%
Contains more Manganese +120%
Equal in Phosphorus - 387

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Caviar
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Contains more Vitamin A +141.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.3%
Contains more Folate +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +913.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 268% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 23% 0% 0% 18% 3% 210% 23% 30% 35% 12% 375% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +141.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.3%
Contains more Folate +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +913.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +51.5%
Contains more Fats +2457.1%
Contains more Carbs +387.8%
Contains more Other +257.1%
Contains more Water +69.6%
25% 18% 4% 48% 6%
Protein: 24.6 g
Fats: 17.9 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 47.5 g
Other: 6 g
16% 81% 2%
Protein: 16.24 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 0.82 g
Water: 80.56 g
Other: 1.68 g
Contains more Protein +51.5%
Contains more Fats +2457.1%
Contains more Carbs +387.8%
Contains more Other +257.1%
Contains more Water +69.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5617.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +5426.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%
25% 29% 46%
Saturated Fat: 4.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.631 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.405 g
35% 24% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.118 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5617.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +5426.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Caviar Cuttlefish
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Cuttlefish Opinion
Net carbs 4g 0.82g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 16.24g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 0.7g Caviar
Carbs 4g 0.82g Caviar
Calories 264kcal 79kcal Caviar
Calcium 275mg 90mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 6.02mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 30mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 387mg Cuttlefish
Potassium 181mg 354mg Cuttlefish
Sodium 1500mg 372mg Cuttlefish
Zinc 0.95mg 1.73mg Cuttlefish
Copper 0.11mg 0.587mg Cuttlefish
Manganese 0.05mg 0.11mg Cuttlefish
Selenium 65.5µg 44.8µg Caviar
Vitamin A 905IU 375IU Caviar
Vitamin A RAE 271µg 113µg Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 5.3mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.009mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.91mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 1.216mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 0.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.15mg Caviar
Folate 50µg 16µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 3µg Caviar
Choline 490.9mg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.182mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 0.699mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 0.707mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg 1.143mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 1.213mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg 0.366mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.582mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 0.709mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.312mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 112mg Cuttlefish
Saturated Fat 4.06g 0.118g Cuttlefish
Omega-3 - DHA 3.8g 0.066g Caviar
Omega-3 - EPA 2.741g 0.039g Caviar
Omega-3 - DPA 0.229g 0.006g Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 0.081g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 0.134g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Cuttlefish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
266%
Caviar
56%
Cuttlefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
153%
Caviar
102%
Cuttlefish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish contains less Sodium (difference - 1128mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 476mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.942g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is cheaper (difference - $100)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/nutrients
  2. Cuttlefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174215/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.