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Chili pepper vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sugars (difference - 2.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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 Tomato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Tomato
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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chili pepper
7
Tomato

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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Tomato
Contains more Iron +281.5%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +118.6%
Contains more Zinc +52.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Iron +281.5%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +118.6%
Contains more Zinc +52.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%

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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0
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin C +948.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +352.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +532.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +948.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +352.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +532.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.2%

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
4%
Tomato
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Tomato

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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 Tomato Opinion
Calories 40 18 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 0.88 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.2 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 13.7 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 3.89 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.27 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 10 Chili pepper
Potassium 322 237 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 11 Chili pepper
Sugars 5.3 2.63 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 1.2 Chili pepper
Copper 0.129 0.059 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.17 Chili pepper
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 43 24 Chili pepper
Sodium 9 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 952 833 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 0.54 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.037 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.019 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.594 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.089 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.08 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 7.9 Chili pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.028 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.083 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.006 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 0.027 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 0.018 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 0.025 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 0.027 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 0.006 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.027 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 0.018 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 0.014 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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