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Allspice vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Allspice and Cayenne pepper

  • Allspice has more Calcium, and Manganese, however Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Fiber.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 228% more.
  • Allspice contains 4 times more Calcium than Cayenne pepper. Allspice contains 661mg of Calcium, while Cayenne pepper contains 148mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, allspice, ground and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +346.6%
Contains more Copper +48.3%
Contains more Iron +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains less Sodium -61%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 265% 199% 93% 97% 185% 28% 49% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Contains more Calcium +346.6%
Contains more Copper +48.3%
Contains more Iron +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains less Sodium -61%

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 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +7605.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1358.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1066.7%
Contains more Folate +194.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 131% 33% 0% 0% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 0% 0% 27%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +7605.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1358.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1066.7%
Contains more Folate +194.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Allspice
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
115
Allspice
118
Cayenne pepper

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 food.
Protein
37%
Allspice
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
72%
Allspice
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
40%
Allspice
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Allspice Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.71g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Allspice Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 263 318 Cayenne pepper
Protein 6.09 12.01 Cayenne pepper
Fats 8.69 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 39.2 76.4 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 72.12 56.63 Allspice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.06 7.8 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 661 148 Allspice
Potassium 1044 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 135 152 Cayenne pepper
Sugar 10.34 Allspice
Fiber 21.6 27.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.553 0.373 Allspice
Zinc 1.01 2.48 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 113 293 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 77 30 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 540 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.101 0.328 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.063 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 2.86 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.21 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folate 36 106 Cayenne pepper
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 2.55 3.26 Allspice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.66 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 2.36 8.37 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/nutrients
  2. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.