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

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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
58%
Turmeric
14%
Caper
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
5%
Caper
Fats
15%
Turmeric
4%
Caper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric 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?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 2321mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Caper
Caper contains less Sugars (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?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Turmeric Caper Opinion
Calories 312 23 Turmeric
Protein 9.68 2.36 Turmeric
Fats 3.25 0.86 Turmeric
Vitamin C 0.7 4.3 Caper
Carbs 67.14 4.89 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 55 1.67 Turmeric
Calcium 168 40 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 40 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 33 Turmeric
Sugars 3.21 0.41 Caper
Fiber 22.7 3.2 Turmeric
Copper 1.3 0.374 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 0.32 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 299 10 Turmeric
Sodium 27 2348 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 138 Caper
Vitamin E 4.43 0.88 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.018 Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.139 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35 0.652 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 0.027 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.023 Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 24.6 Caper
Folate 20 23 Caper
Trans Fat 0.056 0 Caper
Saturated Fat 1.838 0.233 Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 0.063 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 0.304 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
Fructose 0.45 Turmeric

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.