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Cinnamon vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.915g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sugars (difference - 8.17g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Cinnamon Cayenne pepper
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon 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
21
Cinnamon
363
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cinnamon
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
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Contains more Calcium +577%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Potassium +367.3%
Contains more Magnesium +153.3%
Contains more Zinc +35.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.8%
Equal in Iron - 7.8
Equal in Copper - 0.373
Contains more Calcium +577%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Potassium +367.3%
Contains more Magnesium +153.3%
Contains more Zinc +35.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.8%
Equal in Iron - 7.8
Equal in Copper - 0.373

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 +1910.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +14005.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1185.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2141.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +553.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1450.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +14005.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1185.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2141.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +553.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1450.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +157.4%

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
24%
Cinnamon
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
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 Cinnamon Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 247 318 Cayenne pepper
Protein 3.99 12.01 Cayenne pepper
Fats 1.24 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 3.8 76.4 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 80.59 56.63 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.32 7.8 Cinnamon
Calcium 1002 148 Cinnamon
Potassium 431 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 60 152 Cayenne pepper
Sugars 2.17 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 53.1 27.2 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 0.373 Cayenne pepper
Zinc 1.83 2.48 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 64 293 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 10 30 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 2.32 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.328 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 1.332 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.358 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.345 3.26 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 8.37 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.049 Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136 Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146 Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253 Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243 Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078 Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146 Cinnamon
Valine 0.224 Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117 Cinnamon
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