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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 RAE.
  • 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 Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains more Potassium +119.3%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.9%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Iron +306.8%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains more Potassium +119.3%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.9%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
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 Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +123.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.89
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 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%
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 Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +123.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.89

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.
Sardine Caviar
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sardine Caviar
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
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 food.
Protein
148%
Sardine
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
4%
Caviar
Fats
53%
Sardine
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 1193mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 446mg)
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.

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. 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.