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Amaranth leaves vs. Chili Pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Amaranth leaves and Chili Pepper

  • Amaranth leaves have more Vitamin K, Manganese, Calcium, Folate, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Potassium, and Magnesium, while Chili Pepper have more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Amaranth leaves covers your daily need of Vitamin K 938% more than Chili Pepper.
  • Amaranth leaves contain 12 times more Calcium than Chili Pepper. While Amaranth leaves contain 215mg of Calcium, Chili Pepper contain only 18mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Amaranth leaves, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, 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 +1094.4%
Contains more Iron +93.3%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Potassium +79.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Manganese +273.4%
Contains more Selenium +80%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Equal in Copper - 0.174
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 65% 87% 40% 22% 54% 3% 25% 54% 116% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58% 31% 3%
Contains more Calcium +1094.4%
Contains more Iron +93.3%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Potassium +79.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Manganese +273.4%
Contains more Selenium +80%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Equal in Copper - 0.174

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 A +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.6%
Contains more Folate +269.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +7872%
Contains more Vitamin C +460%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.061
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 176% 0% 0% 145% 7% 37% 13% 4% 45% 64% 0% 0% 2850%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 7% 36%
Contains more Vitamin A +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.6%
Contains more Folate +269.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +7872%
Contains more Vitamin C +460%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.061

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +23%
Contains more Fats +65%
Contains more Other +150%
Contains more Carbs +135.3%
Equal in Water - 87.74
2% 4% 92%
Protein: 2.46 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 4.02 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 1.5 g
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 9.46 g
Water: 87.74 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +23%
Contains more Fats +65%
Contains more Other +150%
Contains more Carbs +135.3%
Equal in Water - 87.74

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +590.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.9%
29% 24% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.091 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.076 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.147 g
15% 8% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +590.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Amaranth leaves Chili Pepper
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Amaranth leaves Chili Pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.02g 7.96g Chili Pepper
Protein 2.46g 2g Amaranth leaves
Fats 0.33g 0.2g Amaranth leaves
Carbs 4.02g 9.46g Chili Pepper
Calories 23kcal 40kcal Chili Pepper
Sugar 5.1g Amaranth leaves
Fiber 1.5g Chili Pepper
Calcium 215mg 18mg Amaranth leaves
Iron 2.32mg 1.2mg Amaranth leaves
Magnesium 55mg 25mg Amaranth leaves
Phosphorus 50mg 46mg Amaranth leaves
Potassium 611mg 340mg Amaranth leaves
Sodium 20mg 7mg Chili Pepper
Zinc 0.9mg 0.3mg Amaranth leaves
Copper 0.162mg 0.174mg Chili Pepper
Manganese 0.885mg 0.237mg Amaranth leaves
Selenium 0.9µg 0.5µg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin A 2917IU 1179IU Amaranth leaves
Vitamin A RAE 146µg 59µg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin E 0.69mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 43.3mg 242.5mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.09mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B2 0.158mg 0.09mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B3 0.658mg 0.95mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.061mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B6 0.192mg 0.278mg Chili Pepper
Folate 85µg 23µg Amaranth leaves
Choline 11.1mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin K 1140µg 14.3µg Amaranth leaves
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.026mg Amaranth leaves
Threonine 0.099mg 0.074mg Amaranth leaves
Isoleucine 0.119mg 0.065mg Amaranth leaves
Leucine 0.195mg 0.105mg Amaranth leaves
Lysine 0.127mg 0.089mg Amaranth leaves
Methionine 0.036mg 0.024mg Amaranth leaves
Phenylalanine 0.133mg 0.062mg Amaranth leaves
Valine 0.137mg 0.084mg Amaranth leaves
Histidine 0.052mg 0.041mg Amaranth leaves
Saturated Fat 0.091g 0.021g Chili Pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.076g 0.011g Amaranth leaves
Polyunsaturated fat 0.147g 0.109g Amaranth leaves

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Amaranth leaves 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
257%
Amaranth leaves
83%
Chili Pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Amaranth leaves
22%
Chili Pepper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves 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. Amaranth leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168385/nutrients
  2. Chili Pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.