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Brussels sprout vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 8.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.198g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Brussels sprout Cayenne pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Cayenne pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
104
Brussels sprout
363
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
82
Cayenne pepper

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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Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +457.1%
Contains more Calcium +252.4%
Contains more Potassium +417.7%
Contains more Magnesium +560.9%
Contains more Copper +432.9%
Contains more Zinc +490.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +324.6%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +457.1%
Contains more Calcium +252.4%
Contains more Potassium +417.7%
Contains more Magnesium +560.9%
Contains more Copper +432.9%
Contains more Zinc +490.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +324.6%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +120.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +5418.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3289.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +136%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +921.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1067.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1018.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +120.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +5418.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3289.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +136%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +921.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1067.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1018.7%

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
20%
Brussels sprout
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
80%
Cayenne pepper

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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 Brussels sprout Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 43 318 Cayenne pepper
Protein 3.38 12.01 Cayenne pepper
Fats 0.3 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 85 76.4 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 56.63 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 7.8 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 42 148 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 389 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 23 152 Cayenne pepper
Sugars 2.2 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 3.8 27.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.07 0.373 Cayenne pepper
Zinc 0.42 2.48 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 69 293 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 25 30 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.88 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.328 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 0.745 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.309 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 80.3 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.062 3.26 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 153 8.37 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 Brussels sprout
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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