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Turmeric vs Caper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Turmeric and Caper?

  • Turmeric is richer than Caper in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin E .
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 857% more.
  • Turmeric has 52 times more Potassium than Caper. While Turmeric has 2080mg of Potassium, Caper has only 40mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Turmeric is lower.

We used Spices, turmeric, ground and Capers, canned types in this article.

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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 +320%
Contains more Iron +3193.4%
Contains more Magnesium +530.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +2890%
Contains more Potassium +5100%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +1306.3%
Contains more Copper +247.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 63% 24% 5% 4% 307% 9% 125%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Iron +3193.4%
Contains more Magnesium +530.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +2890%
Contains more Potassium +5100%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +1306.3%
Contains more Copper +247.6%

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 E +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1907.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +514.3%
Contains more Folate +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +83.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.139
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
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 E +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1907.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +514.3%
Contains more Folate +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +83.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.139

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Caper Opinion
Net carbs 44.44g 1.69g Turmeric
Protein 9.68g 2.36g Turmeric
Fats 3.25g 0.86g Turmeric
Carbs 67.14g 4.89g Turmeric
Calories 312kcal 23kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose 0.45g g Turmeric
Sugar 3.21g 0.41g Caper
Fiber 22.7g 3.2g Turmeric
Calcium 168mg 40mg Turmeric
Iron 55mg 1.67mg Turmeric
Magnesium 208mg 33mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 299mg 10mg Turmeric
Potassium 2080mg 40mg Turmeric
Sodium 27mg 2348mg Turmeric
Zinc 4.5mg 0.32mg Turmeric
Copper 1.3mg 0.374mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 138IU Caper
Vitamin E 4.43mg 0.88mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 4.3mg Caper
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.018mg Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.139mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35mg 0.652mg Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542mg 0.027mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 0.023mg Turmeric
Folate 20µg 23µg Caper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.4µg 24.6µg Caper
Tryptophan 0.17mg mg Turmeric
Threonine 0.33mg mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47mg mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.81mg mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.38mg mg Turmeric
Methionine 0.14mg mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53mg mg Turmeric
Valine 0.66mg mg Turmeric
Histidine 0.15mg mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.056g 0g Caper
Saturated Fat 1.838g 0.233g Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449g 0.063g Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756g 0.304g Turmeric

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turmeric 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
23
Turmeric
15
Caper
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
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
58%
Turmeric
14%
Caper
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
5%
Caper
Fats
15%
Turmeric
4%
Caper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 2321mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caper
Caper is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.605g)
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 - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/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.