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Squid as food vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Squid as food and Caviar

  • Squid as food has more Copper, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Zinc, while Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 608% higher.
  • Caviar contains 9 times less Copper than Squid as food. Squid as food contains 0.998mg of Copper, while Caviar contains 0.11mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Squid as food is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 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
Contains more Phosphorus +62.9%
Contains more Potassium +251.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.4%
Contains more Zinc +264.2%
Contains more Copper +807.3%
Contains more Calcium +52.8%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Equal in Iron - 11.88
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 407% 43% 249% 57% 98% 95% 333%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.9%
Contains more Potassium +251.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.4%
Contains more Zinc +264.2%
Contains more Copper +807.3%
Contains more Calcium +52.8%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Equal in Iron - 11.88

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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Caviar
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1724.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1017.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +270.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 0% 0% 29% 5% 399% 42% 54% 63% 18% 676% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1724.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1017.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +270.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Squid as food Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 1.64g 4g Caviar
Protein 32.48g 24.6g Squid as food
Fats 1.4g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 1.64g 4g Caviar
Calories 158kcal 264kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Squid as food
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 180mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 10.84mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 60mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 580mg 356mg Squid as food
Potassium 637mg 181mg Squid as food
Sodium 744mg 1500mg Squid as food
Zinc 3.46mg 0.95mg Squid as food
Copper 0.998mg 0.11mg Squid as food
Vitamin A 675IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C 8.5mg 0mg Squid as food
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 1.729mg 0.62mg Squid as food
Vitamin B3 2.189mg 0.12mg Squid as food
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.32mg Caviar
Folate 24µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 5.4µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K µg 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.364mg 0.323mg Squid as food
Threonine 1.398mg 1.263mg Squid as food
Isoleucine 1.414mg 1.035mg Squid as food
Leucine 2.287mg 2.133mg Squid as food
Lysine 2.427mg 1.834mg Squid as food
Methionine 0.733mg 0.646mg Squid as food
Phenylalanine 1.164mg 1.071mg Squid as food
Valine 1.419mg 1.263mg Squid as food
Histidine 0.624mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 224mg 588mg Squid as food
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.236g 4.06g Squid as food
Monounsaturated Fat 0.162g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.268g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Squid as food Caviar
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
110
Squid as food
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
167
Squid as food
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
195%
Squid as food
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
2%
Squid as food
4%
Caviar
Fats
6%
Squid as food
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Squid as food
Squid as food contains less Sodium (difference - 756mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 364mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.824g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Squid as food
Squid as food is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Squid as food - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172010/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.