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Chili pepper vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sugars (difference - 2.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
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 Zucchini
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Zucchini
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
15
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chili pepper
9
Zucchini

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 +178.4%
Contains more Potassium +23.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +143.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Contains more Iron +178.4%
Contains more Potassium +23.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +143.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%

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 +702.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +376%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +210.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +225.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.094
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.204
Contains more Vitamin C +702.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +376%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +210.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +225.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.094
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.204

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
3%
Zucchini
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Zucchini

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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 Zucchini Opinion
Calories 40 17 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 1.21 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.32 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 17.9 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 3.11 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.37 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 16 Zucchini
Potassium 322 261 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 18 Chili pepper
Sugars 5.3 2.5 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 1 Chili pepper
Copper 0.129 0.053 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.32 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 43 38 Chili pepper
Sodium 9 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 952 200 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 0.12 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.045 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.094 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.451 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.204 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.163 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 4.3 Chili pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.084 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.011 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.091 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.01 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 0.029 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 0.044 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 0.071 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 0.067 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 0.018 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.043 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 0.054 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 0.026 Chili pepper
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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