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Sardine vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Sardine and Caviar

  • Sardine has more Vitamin B3, however Caviar is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin A.
  • Caviar covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 461% more than Sardine.
  • Caviar has 44 times less Vitamin B3 than Sardine. Sardine has 5.245mg of Vitamin B3, while Caviar has 0.12mg.
  • Sardine contains less Cholesterol.

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

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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
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Caviar
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%
Contains more Iron +306.8%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
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%
Contains more Iron +306.8%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%

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
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Caviar
Contains more Vitamin D +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4270.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
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%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.89
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin D +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4270.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
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%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.89

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
131
Sardine
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
79
Sardine
146
Caviar

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 the food
Protein
148%
Sardine
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
4%
Caviar
Fats
53%
Sardine
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sardine Caviar
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sardine Caviar
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sardine Caviar Opinion
Calories 208 264 Caviar
Protein 24.62 24.6 Sardine
Fats 11.45 17.9 Caviar
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 4 Caviar
Cholesterol 142 588 Sardine
Vitamin D 193 117 Sardine
Iron 2.92 11.88 Caviar
Calcium 382 275 Sardine
Potassium 397 181 Sardine
Magnesium 39 300 Caviar
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.186 0.11 Sardine
Zinc 1.31 0.95 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 490 356 Sardine
Sodium 307 1500 Sardine
Vitamin A 108 905 Caviar
Vitamin E 2.04 1.89 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 2.9 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.19 Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.62 Caviar
Vitamin B3 5.245 0.12 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642 3.5 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.32 Caviar
Vitamin B12 8.94 20 Caviar
Vitamin K 2.6 0.6 Sardine
Folate 10 50 Caviar
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.528 4.06 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 4.631 Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 7.405 Caviar
Tryptophan 0.276 0.323 Caviar
Threonine 1.079 1.263 Caviar
Isoleucine 1.134 1.035 Sardine
Leucine 2.001 2.133 Caviar
Lysine 2.26 1.834 Sardine
Methionine 0.729 0.646 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 1.071 Caviar
Valine 1.268 1.263 Sardine
Histidine 0.725 0.649 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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.