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Caviar vs Flax - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Caviar and Flax

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, and Selenium, however Flax is richer in Copper, Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Manganese.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 833% more.
  • Caviar contains 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Flax. Caviar contains 588mg of Cholesterol, while Flax contains 0mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Seeds, flaxseed.

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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
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6
Flax
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.3%
Contains more Potassium +349.2%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +356.8%
Contains more Copper +1009.1%
Equal in Calcium - 255
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 77% 215% 280% 276% 72% 4% 119% 407%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.3%
Contains more Potassium +349.2%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +356.8%
Contains more Copper +1009.1%
Equal in Calcium - 255

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
6
:
6
Flax
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +509.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +765.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.8%
Contains more Folate +74%
Contains more Vitamin K +616.7%
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% 7% 0% 2% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 66% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +509.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +765.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.8%
Contains more Folate +74%
Contains more Vitamin K +616.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Flax Opinion
Net carbs 4g 1.58g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 18.29g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 42.16g Flax
Carbs 4g 28.88g Flax
Calories 264kcal 534kcal Flax
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Flax
Sugar 0g 1.55g Caviar
Fiber 0g 27.3g Flax
Calcium 275mg 255mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 5.73mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 392mg Flax
Phosphorus 356mg 642mg Flax
Potassium 181mg 813mg Flax
Sodium 1500mg 30mg Flax
Zinc 0.95mg 4.34mg Flax
Copper 0.11mg 1.22mg Flax
Vitamin A 905IU 0IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg 0.31mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU 0IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg 0µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Flax
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 1.644mg Flax
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.161mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 3.08mg Flax
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 0.985mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.473mg Flax
Folate 50µg 87µg Flax
Vitamin B12 20µg 0µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg 4.3µg Flax
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.297mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 0.766mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 0.896mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg 1.235mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 0.862mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg 0.37mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.957mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 1.072mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.472mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 0mg Flax
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.06g 3.663g Flax
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 7.527g Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 28.73g Flax

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Flax
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
63
Flax
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
181
Flax

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
110%
Flax
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
29%
Flax
Fats
83%
Caviar
195%
Flax

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 1470mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 588mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flax
Flax is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.397g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flax
Flax is cheaper (difference - $97)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/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.