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Chili pepper vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sugars (difference - 1.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
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.
Chili pepper Sweet potato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Chili pepper Sweet potato
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
81
Chili pepper
80
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chili pepper
15
Sweet potato

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
:
Contains more Iron +68.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.6%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 47
Contains more Iron +68.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.6%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 47

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 C +5887.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +677.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1390.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +298%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
Contains more Vitamin C +5887.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +677.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1390.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +298%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078

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
11%
Chili pepper
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
0%
Sweet potato

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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 Chili pepper Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 40 86 Sweet potato
Protein 1.87 1.57 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.05 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 2.4 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 20.12 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.61 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 30 Sweet potato
Potassium 322 337 Sweet potato
Magnesium 23 25 Sweet potato
Sugars 5.3 4.18 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 3 Sweet potato
Copper 0.129 0.151 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.26 0.3 Sweet potato
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 43 47 Sweet potato
Sodium 9 55 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 14187 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.69 0.26 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.078 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.061 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.557 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.8 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.209 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 1.8 Chili pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.018 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.001 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.014 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.031 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.074 0.083 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.065 0.055 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 0.092 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 0.066 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 0.029 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.089 Sweet potato
Valine 0.084 0.086 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.041 0.031 Chili pepper
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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