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Cayenne pepper vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.868g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 9.7g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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.
Cayenne pepper Black pepper
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in price Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Black pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
363
Cayenne pepper
68
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne pepper
101
Black 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 Potassium +51.5%
Contains more Zinc +108.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains more Iron +24.5%
Contains more Calcium +199.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +256.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains more Zinc +108.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains more Iron +24.5%
Contains more Calcium +199.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +256.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +7506.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2768.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +203.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +410.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +661.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +741.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +7506.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2768.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +203.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +410.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +661.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +741.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +103.9%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
64%
Black pepper
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
15%
Black 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 Cayenne pepper Black pepper Opinion
Calories 318 251 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 10.39 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 3.26 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 0 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 63.95 Black pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 9.71 Black pepper
Calcium 148 443 Black pepper
Potassium 2014 1329 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 171 Black pepper
Sugars 10.34 0.64 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 25.3 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 1.33 Black pepper
Zinc 2.48 1.19 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 293 158 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 20 Black pepper
Vitamin A 41610 547 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 1.04 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.108 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.18 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 1.143 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 1.399 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.291 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 163.7 Black pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 1.392 Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.739 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.998 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.058 Black pepper
Threonine 0.244 Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366 Black pepper
Leucine 1.014 Black pepper
Lysine 0.244 Black pepper
Methionine 0.096 Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446 Black pepper
Valine 0.547 Black pepper
Histidine 0.159 Black pepper
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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