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Broccoli vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Broccoli and Chili pepper different?

  • Broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, and Vitamin B5, however Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Broccoli is 73% higher.
  • Broccoli contains 3 times more Calcium than Chili pepper. While Broccoli contains 47mg of Calcium, Chili pepper contains only 14mg.

Broccoli, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +235.7%
Contains more Zinc +57.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.5%
Contains more Iron +41.1%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Calcium +235.7%
Contains more Zinc +57.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.5%
Contains more Iron +41.1%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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 E +13%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +625.7%
Contains more Folate +173.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +189.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +625.7%
Contains more Folate +173.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +189.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072

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.
Broccoli Chili pepper
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 34kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Protein 2.82g 1.87g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.44g Chili pepper
Vitamin C 89.2mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Net carbs 4.04g 7.31g Chili pepper
Carbs 6.64g 8.81g Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.73mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Calcium 47mg 14mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 322mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 21mg 23mg Chili pepper
Sugar 1.7g 5.3g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 1.5g Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.41mg 0.26mg Broccoli
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 43mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 9mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 623IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.69mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.086mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.201mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 14µg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 23µg Broccoli
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.042g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.024g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.239g Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.026mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg 0.074mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.065mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg 0.105mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg 0.089mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg 0.024mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg 0.062mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg 0.084mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg 0.041mg Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Chili pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
65
Broccoli
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
20
Chili 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
17%
Broccoli
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
2%
Broccoli
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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.
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

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.