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

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
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 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% 55% 38% 87% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 2500% 2% 38%
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%
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 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 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 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

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Caviar Egg
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?
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.