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Saffron vs Caper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Saffron and Caper

  • Caper contains less Manganese, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Folate, and Vitamin B2 than Saffron.
  • Saffron's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1232% higher.
  • Caper contains 44 times less Vitamin B6 than Saffron. Saffron contains 1.01mg of Vitamin B6, while Caper contains 0.023mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Saffron is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, saffron and Capers, canned.

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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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Caper
Contains more Calcium +177.5%
Contains more Iron +564.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +2420%
Contains more Potassium +4210%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +240.6%
Contains more Copper +14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 417% 189% 108% 153% 20% 30% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 63% 24% 5% 4% 307% 9% 125%
Contains more Calcium +177.5%
Contains more Iron +564.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +2420%
Contains more Potassium +4210%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +240.6%
Contains more Copper +14%

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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Caper
Contains more Vitamin A +284.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1779.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4291.3%
Contains more Folate +304.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 0% 0% 270% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 70% 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 A +284.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1779.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4291.3%
Contains more Folate +304.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Saffron Caper Opinion
Net carbs 61.47g 1.69g Saffron
Protein 11.43g 2.36g Saffron
Fats 5.85g 0.86g Saffron
Carbs 65.37g 4.89g Saffron
Calories 310kcal 23kcal Saffron
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.41g Saffron
Fiber 3.9g 3.2g Saffron
Calcium 111mg 40mg Saffron
Iron 11.1mg 1.67mg Saffron
Magnesium 264mg 33mg Saffron
Phosphorus 252mg 10mg Saffron
Potassium 1724mg 40mg Saffron
Sodium 148mg 2348mg Saffron
Zinc 1.09mg 0.32mg Saffron
Copper 0.328mg 0.374mg Caper
Vitamin A 530IU 138IU Saffron
Vitamin E mg 0.88mg Caper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.8mg 4.3mg Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.018mg Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.267mg 0.139mg Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46mg 0.652mg Saffron
Vitamin B5 mg 0.027mg Caper
Vitamin B6 1.01mg 0.023mg Saffron
Folate 93µg 23µg Saffron
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 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 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.586g 0.233g Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429g 0.063g Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067g 0.304g Saffron

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Saffron 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
60
Saffron
15
Caper
Mineral Summary Score
132
Saffron
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
69%
Saffron
14%
Caper
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
5%
Caper
Fats
27%
Saffron
4%
Caper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sodium (difference - 2200mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.353g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caper
Caper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Caper
Caper is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Saffron - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170934/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.