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Garden cress vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Garden cress
Garden cress contains less Sugars (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
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 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.
Garden cress Chili pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Garden cress Chili pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
244
Garden cress
81
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
23
Garden cress
13
Chili 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 more Iron +26.2%
Contains more Calcium +478.6%
Contains more Potassium +88.2%
Contains more Magnesium +65.2%
Contains more Copper +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Iron +26.2%
Contains more Calcium +478.6%
Contains more Potassium +88.2%
Contains more Magnesium +65.2%
Contains more Copper +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +626.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3770.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Contains more Vitamin A +626.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3770.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072

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
16%
Garden cress
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
3%
Garden cress
2%
Chili 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 Garden cress Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 32 40 Chili pepper
Protein 2.6 1.87 Garden cress
Fats 0.7 0.44 Garden cress
Vitamin C 69 143.7 Chili pepper
Carbs 5.5 8.81 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.3 1.03 Garden cress
Calcium 81 14 Garden cress
Potassium 606 322 Garden cress
Magnesium 38 23 Garden cress
Sugars 4.4 5.3 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.1 1.5 Chili pepper
Copper 0.17 0.129 Garden cress
Zinc 0.23 0.26 Chili pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 76 43 Garden cress
Sodium 14 9 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 6917 952 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7 0.69 Garden cress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.072 Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.086 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 1 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.242 0.201 Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 541.9 14 Garden cress
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.023 0.042 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239 0.024 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 Chili pepper
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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