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Peppers vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sugars (difference - 0.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.
Peppers Chili pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price 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
Peppers Chili pepper
Low Calories diet Equal
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
120
Peppers
81
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
15
Peppers
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 +16.5%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +34.9%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +34.9%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 43

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 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.086
Equal in Vitamin K - 14
Contains more Vitamin C +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.086
Equal in Vitamin K - 14

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
12%
Peppers
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Peppers
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 Peppers Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 40 40
Protein 2 1.87 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.44 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 242.5 143.7 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 8.81 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 1.03 Peppers
Calcium 18 14 Peppers
Potassium 340 322 Peppers
Magnesium 25 23 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 5.3 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 1.5
Copper 0.174 0.129 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.26 Peppers
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Phosphorus 46 43 Peppers
Sodium 7 9 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 952 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.69
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.072 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.086 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.201 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 14 Peppers
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.042 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.024 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.026
Threonine 0.074 0.074
Isoleucine 0.065 0.065
Leucine 0.105 0.105
Lysine 0.089 0.089
Methionine 0.024 0.024
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.062
Valine 0.084 0.084
Histidine 0.041 0.041
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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