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Flax vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Flax and Caviar

  • Flax has more Copper, Vitamin B1, and Manganese, however Caviar is richer in Vitamin B12, Fiber, Iron, Choline, and Selenium.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 833% more.
  • Flax contains 50 times more Manganese than Caviar. Flax contains 2.482mg of Manganese, while Caviar contains 0.05mg.
  • Flax contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seeds, flaxseed 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
Flax
6
:
2
Caviar
Contains more Potassium +349.2%
Contains more Magnesium +30.7%
Contains more Copper +1009.1%
Contains more Zinc +356.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.3%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Equal in Calcium - 275
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 215% 77% 72% 280% 407% 119% 276% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
Contains more Potassium +349.2%
Contains more Magnesium +30.7%
Contains more Copper +1009.1%
Contains more Zinc +356.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.3%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Equal in Calcium - 275

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
Flax
6
:
6
Caviar
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +765.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +616.7%
Contains more Folate +74%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +509.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 0% 7% 0% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 0% 11% 66%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +765.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +616.7%
Contains more Folate +74%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +509.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
63
Flax
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
181
Flax
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
110%
Flax
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
4%
Caviar
Fats
195%
Flax
83%
Caviar

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

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Flax Caviar
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 588mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 1470mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flax
Flax is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.397g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flax
Flax is cheaper (difference - $97)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flax Caviar Opinion
Calories 534 264 Flax
Protein 18.29 24.6 Caviar
Fats 42.16 17.9 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Flax
Net carbs 1.5800000429153442 4 Caviar
Carbs 28.88 4 Flax
Cholesterol 0 588 Flax
Vitamin D 0 117 Caviar
Iron 5.73 11.88 Caviar
Calcium 255 275 Caviar
Potassium 813 181 Flax
Magnesium 392 300 Flax
Sugar 1.55 0 Caviar
Fiber 27.3 0 Flax
Copper 1.22 0.11 Flax
Zinc 4.34 0.95 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 356 Flax
Sodium 30 1500 Flax
Vitamin A 0 905 Caviar
Vitamin E 0.31 1.89 Caviar
Vitamin D 0 2.9 Caviar
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.19 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.62 Caviar
Vitamin B3 3.08 0.12 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 3.5 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.32 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 20 Caviar
Vitamin K 4.3 0.6 Flax
Folate 87 50 Flax
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.663 4.06 Flax
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 4.631 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 7.405 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.323 Caviar
Threonine 0.766 1.263 Caviar
Isoleucine 0.896 1.035 Caviar
Leucine 1.235 2.133 Caviar
Lysine 0.862 1.834 Caviar
Methionine 0.37 0.646 Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.957 1.071 Caviar
Valine 1.072 1.263 Caviar
Histidine 0.472 0.649 Caviar
Fructose 0 Flax

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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/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.