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Cinnamon vs Caper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cinnamon and Caper

  • Caper contains less Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Phosphorus than Cinnamon.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Cinnamon is 756% higher.
  • Caper has 25 times less Calcium than Cinnamon. Cinnamon has 1002mg of Calcium, while Caper has 40mg.
  • Cinnamon is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Spices, cinnamon, ground 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 Iron +398.2%
Contains more Calcium +2405%
Contains more Potassium +977.5%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +471.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +540%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 12% 4% 24% 125% 9% 5% 307%
Contains more Iron +398.2%
Contains more Calcium +2405%
Contains more Potassium +977.5%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +471.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +540%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Copper +10.3%

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
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Caper
Contains more Vitamin A +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +587%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +239%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 18% 47% 0% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 0% 78% 5%
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 A +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +587%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +239%
Contains more Folate +283.3%

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
21
Cinnamon
15
Caper
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
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
24%
Cinnamon
14%
Caper
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
5%
Caper
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
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.
Cinnamon Caper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cinnamon 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?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 2338mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caper
Caper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
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 - $4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Caper Opinion
Calories 247 23 Cinnamon
Protein 3.99 2.36 Cinnamon
Fats 1.24 0.86 Cinnamon
Vitamin C 3.8 4.3 Caper
Carbs 80.59 4.89 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.32 1.67 Cinnamon
Calcium 1002 40 Cinnamon
Potassium 431 40 Cinnamon
Magnesium 60 33 Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17 0.41 Caper
Fiber 53.1 3.2 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 0.374 Caper
Zinc 1.83 0.32 Cinnamon
Starch
Phosphorus 64 10 Cinnamon
Sodium 10 2348 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295 138 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32 0.88 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.018 Cinnamon
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.139 Caper
Vitamin B3 1.332 0.652 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358 0.027 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158 0.023 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 24.6 Cinnamon
Folate 6 23 Caper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.345 0.233 Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 0.063 Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 0.304 Caper
Tryptophan 0.049 Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136 Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146 Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253 Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243 Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078 Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146 Cinnamon
Valine 0.224 Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117 Cinnamon
Fructose 1.11 Cinnamon

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.