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Alfalfa seeds vs. Chili pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Alfalfa seeds and Chili pepper

  • Alfalfa seeds have more Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, however, Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 151% more than Alfalfa seeds.
  • Chili pepper has 4 times less Zinc than Alfalfa seeds. Alfalfa seeds have 0.92mg of Zinc, while Chili pepper has 0.26mg.
  • Alfalfa seeds contain less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Alfalfa seeds, sprouted, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.8%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Selenium +20%
Contains more Potassium +307.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.03
Equal in Manganese - 0.187
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 36% 20% 30% 7% 1% 26% 53% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43% 25% 3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.8%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Selenium +20%
Contains more Potassium +307.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.03
Equal in Manganese - 0.187

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +180.1%
Contains more Folate +56.5%
Contains more Choline +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +514.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +3350%
Contains more Vitamin C +1652.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1388.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 1% 0% 28% 19% 30% 10% 34% 8% 27% 0% 8% 77%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 6% 35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +180.1%
Contains more Folate +56.5%
Contains more Choline +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +514.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +3350%
Contains more Vitamin C +1652.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1388.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +113.4%
Contains more Fats +56.8%
Contains more Carbs +319.5%
Contains more Other +115%
Equal in Water - 88.02
4% 2% 93%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 0.69 g
Carbs: 2.1 g
Water: 92.82 g
Other: 0.4 g
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 1.87 g
Fats: 0.44 g
Carbs: 8.81 g
Water: 88.02 g
Other: 0.86 g
Contains more Protein +113.4%
Contains more Fats +56.8%
Contains more Carbs +319.5%
Contains more Other +115%
Equal in Water - 88.02

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +71.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.1%
13% 10% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.409 g
14% 8% 78%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.024 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.239 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +71.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Alfalfa seeds Chili pepper
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Alfalfa seeds Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 3.99g 1.87g Alfalfa seeds
Fats 0.69g 0.44g Alfalfa seeds
Carbs 2.1g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 23kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Fructose 0.12g Alfalfa seeds
Sugar 0.2g 5.3g Alfalfa seeds
Fiber 1.9g 1.5g Alfalfa seeds
Calcium 32mg 14mg Alfalfa seeds
Iron 0.96mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 27mg 23mg Alfalfa seeds
Phosphorus 70mg 43mg Alfalfa seeds
Potassium 79mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 6mg 9mg Alfalfa seeds
Zinc 0.92mg 0.26mg Alfalfa seeds
Copper 0.157mg 0.129mg Alfalfa seeds
Manganese 0.188mg 0.187mg Alfalfa seeds
Selenium 0.6µg 0.5µg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin A 155IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 48µg Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin C 8.2mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.072mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B2 0.126mg 0.086mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B3 0.481mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.563mg 0.201mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B6 0.034mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 36µg 23µg Alfalfa seeds
Choline 14.4mg 10.9mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin K 30.5µg 14µg Alfalfa seeds
Tryptophan 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.134mg 0.074mg Alfalfa seeds
Isoleucine 0.143mg 0.065mg Alfalfa seeds
Leucine 0.267mg 0.105mg Alfalfa seeds
Lysine 0.214mg 0.089mg Alfalfa seeds
Methionine 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.145mg 0.084mg Alfalfa seeds
Histidine 0.041mg Chili pepper
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.024g Alfalfa seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 0.409g 0.239g Alfalfa seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Alfalfa seeds Chili pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Alfalfa seeds
61%
Chili pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Alfalfa seeds
18%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds is relatively richer in minerals
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Alfalfa seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168384/nutrients
  2. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.