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Nutmeg vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sugars (difference - 7.35g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.68g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Nutmeg Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg Cayenne 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
12
Nutmeg
363
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
67
Nutmeg
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
Nutmeg
4
:
Contains more Calcium +24.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20.4%
Contains more Copper +175.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.7%
Contains more Iron +156.6%
Contains more Potassium +475.4%
Contains more Zinc +15.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains more Calcium +24.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20.4%
Contains more Copper +175.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.7%
Contains more Iron +156.6%
Contains more Potassium +475.4%
Contains more Zinc +15.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%

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
Nutmeg
1
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2446.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +40694.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1512.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1431.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.328
Contains more Vitamin C +2446.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +40694.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1512.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1431.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.328

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
35%
Nutmeg
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
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 Nutmeg Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 525 318 Nutmeg
Protein 5.84 12.01 Cayenne pepper
Fats 36.31 17.27 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 3 76.4 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 49.29 56.63 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.04 7.8 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 184 148 Nutmeg
Potassium 350 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 183 152 Nutmeg
Sugars 2.99 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 20.8 27.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 1.027 0.373 Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15 2.48 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 213 293 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 16 30 Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.346 0.328 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 1.299 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.16 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 25.94 3.26 Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22 2.75 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35 8.37 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan
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Isoleucine
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Valine
Histidine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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