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

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

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 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

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Nutmeg Caper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.