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Caviar vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Caviar and Egg

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Choline, and Phosphorus, while Egg has more Copper.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 787% higher.
  • Egg contains 30 times less Magnesium than Caviar. Caviar contains 300mg of Magnesium, while Egg contains 10mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Egg is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled.

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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
Caviar
5
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3
Egg
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +898.3%
Contains more Magnesium +2900%
Contains more Phosphorus +107%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains more Copper +1718.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +898.3%
Contains more Magnesium +2900%
Contains more Phosphorus +107%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains more Copper +1718.2%

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
11
:
0
Egg
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 Folate +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1701.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
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 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 1%
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 Folate +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1701.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Egg
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
266
Caviar
45
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
108
Egg

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
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
1%
Egg
Fats
83%
Caviar
49%
Egg

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg
Egg contains less Sodium (difference - 1376mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Egg
Egg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/nutrients
  2. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.