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Nutmeg vs Caper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nutmeg and Caper different?

  • Nutmeg is higher in Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Iron, however Caper is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Nutmeg is 129% higher.
  • Nutmeg contains 37 times more Manganese than Caper. While Nutmeg contains 2.9mg of Manganese, Caper contains only 0.078mg.
  • Caper has less Saturated Fat.

Spices, nutmeg, ground and Capers, canned are the varieties used in this article.

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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
Nutmeg
8
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0
Caper
Contains more Calcium +360%
Contains more Iron +82%
Contains more Magnesium +454.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +2030%
Contains more Potassium +775%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Zinc +571.9%
Contains more Copper +174.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 63% 24% 5% 4% 307% 9% 125%
Contains more Calcium +360%
Contains more Iron +82%
Contains more Magnesium +454.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +2030%
Contains more Potassium +775%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Zinc +571.9%
Contains more Copper +174.6%

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
Nutmeg
4
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6
Caper
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1822.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +595.7%
Contains more Folate +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 18% 0% 15% 5% 33% 13% 2% 6% 18% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1822.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +595.7%
Contains more Folate +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Nutmeg Caper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Caper Opinion
Net carbs 28.49g 1.69g Nutmeg
Protein 5.84g 2.36g Nutmeg
Fats 36.31g 0.86g Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29g 4.89g Nutmeg
Calories 525kcal 23kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.99g 0.41g Caper
Fiber 20.8g 3.2g Nutmeg
Calcium 184mg 40mg Nutmeg
Iron 3.04mg 1.67mg Nutmeg
Magnesium 183mg 33mg Nutmeg
Phosphorus 213mg 10mg Nutmeg
Potassium 350mg 40mg Nutmeg
Sodium 16mg 2348mg Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15mg 0.32mg Nutmeg
Copper 1.027mg 0.374mg Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102IU 138IU Caper
Vitamin E 0mg 0.88mg Caper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 4.3mg Caper
Vitamin B1 0.346mg 0.018mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.139mg Caper
Vitamin B3 1.299mg 0.652mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B5 mg 0.027mg Caper
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.023mg Nutmeg
Folate 76µg 23µg Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 24.6µg Caper
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94g 0.233g Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22g 0.063g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35g 0.304g Nutmeg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg Caper
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
20
Nutmeg
15
Caper
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
68
Caper

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
35%
Nutmeg
14%
Caper
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
5%
Caper
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
4%
Caper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 2332mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caper
Caper is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.58g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.707g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caper
Caper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Caper
Caper is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/nutrients
  2. Caper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172238/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.