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Caviar vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Caviar and Sardine

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A, however Sardine is richer in Vitamin B3.
  • Caviar covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 461% more than Sardine.
  • Sardine has 8 times less Vitamin A than Caviar. Caviar has 271µg of Vitamin A, while Sardine has 32µg.
  • Sardine contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone.

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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
2
:
Contains more Iron +306.8%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +119.3%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +37.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Contains more Iron +306.8%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +119.3%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +37.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +738%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +445.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +123.7%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin D +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4270.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 2.04
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% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +738%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +445.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +123.7%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin D +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4270.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 2.04

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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
79
Sardine

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
0%
Sardine
Fats
83%
Caviar
53%
Sardine

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 Sardine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Caviar Sardine
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?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 446mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 1193mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.532g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $93)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Sardine Opinion
Calories 264 208 Caviar
Protein 24.6 24.62 Sardine
Fats 17.9 11.45 Caviar
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 4 0 Caviar
Cholesterol 588 142 Sardine
Vitamin D 117 193 Sardine
Iron 11.88 2.92 Caviar
Calcium 275 382 Sardine
Potassium 181 397 Sardine
Magnesium 300 39 Caviar
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.186 Sardine
Zinc 0.95 1.31 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 356 490 Sardine
Sodium 1500 307 Sardine
Vitamin A 905 108 Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 2.9 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.19 0.08 Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62 0.227 Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 3.5 0.642 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32 0.167 Caviar
Vitamin B12 20 8.94 Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6 2.6 Sardine
Folate 50 10 Caviar
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.06 1.528 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631 3.869 Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405 5.148 Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323 0.276 Caviar
Threonine 1.263 1.079 Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 2.133 2.001 Caviar
Lysine 1.834 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.646 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 1.071 0.961 Caviar
Valine 1.263 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.649 0.725 Sardine
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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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.