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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 Calcium +2405%
Contains more Iron +398.2%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +540%
Contains more Potassium +977.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +471.9%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 63% 24% 5% 4% 307% 9% 125%
Contains more Calcium +2405%
Contains more Iron +398.2%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +540%
Contains more Potassium +977.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +471.9%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
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 +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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Caper Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 1.69g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 2.36g Cinnamon
Fats 1.24g 0.86g Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59g 4.89g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 23kcal Cinnamon
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g 0.41g Caper
Fiber 53.1g 3.2g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 40mg Cinnamon
Iron 8.32mg 1.67mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 60mg 33mg Cinnamon
Phosphorus 64mg 10mg Cinnamon
Potassium 431mg 40mg Cinnamon
Sodium 10mg 2348mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83mg 0.32mg Cinnamon
Copper 0.339mg 0.374mg Caper
Vitamin A 295IU 138IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0.88mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 4.3mg Caper
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.018mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.139mg Caper
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 0.652mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 0.027mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 0.023mg Cinnamon
Folate 6µg 23µg Caper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg 24.6µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg mg Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136mg mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146mg mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253mg mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243mg mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078mg mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146mg mg Cinnamon
Valine 0.224mg mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117mg mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 0.233g Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 0.063g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 0.304g Caper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon 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
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

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)

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.