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Brussels sprout vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brussels sprout and Chili pepper?

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Fiber, Manganese, and Vitamin B1, however Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 136% more.
  • Chili pepper contains 3 times less Calcium than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 42mg of Calcium, while Chili pepper contains 14mg.

We used Brussels sprouts, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw types 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 +200%
Contains more Iron +35.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.5%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +61.5%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Copper +84.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +35.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.5%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +61.5%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Copper +84.3%
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 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.7%
Contains more Folate +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1164.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.086
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.7%
Contains more Folate +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1164.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.086

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 3.38g 1.87g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.95g 8.81g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 40kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 5.3g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 1.5g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 14mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 1.03mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 69mg 43mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 322mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.42mg 0.26mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 754IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.69mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.072mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.086mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.201mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 61µg 23µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 14µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.026mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.074mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.065mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.105mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.089mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.024mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.062mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.084mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.041mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.024g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.239g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brussels sprout Chili pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
81
Brussels sprout
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.1g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.