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Butterbur vs. Chili Pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Butterbur and Chili Pepper?

  • Butterbur is richer in Potassium, and Calcium, yet Chili Pepper are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chili Pepper' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 234% higher.
  • Butterbur has 6 times more Calcium than Chili Pepper. Butterbur has 103mg of Calcium, while Chili Pepper have 18mg.

We used Butterbur, (fuki), raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +472.2%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Manganese +15.6%
Contains more Selenium +80%
Contains more Iron +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +68.9%
Equal in Sodium - 7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 4% 10% 6% 58% 1% 5% 35% 36% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58% 31% 3%
Contains more Calcium +472.2%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Manganese +15.6%
Contains more Selenium +80%
Contains more Iron +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +68.9%
Equal in Sodium - 7

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 +2258%
Contains more Vitamin C +669.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +189.6%
Contains more Folate +130%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 105% 5% 5% 4% 2% 23% 8% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin A +2258%
Contains more Vitamin C +669.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +189.6%
Contains more Folate +130%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +143.3%
Contains more Protein +412.8%
Contains more Fats +400%
Contains more Carbs +162%
Equal in Water - 87.74
4% 95%
Protein: 0.39 g
Fats: 0.04 g
Carbs: 3.61 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 1.46 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 Other +143.3%
Contains more Protein +412.8%
Contains more Fats +400%
Contains more Carbs +162%
Equal in Water - 87.74

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterbur Chili Pepper Opinion
Net carbs 3.61g 7.96g Chili Pepper
Protein 0.39g 2g Chili Pepper
Fats 0.04g 0.2g Chili Pepper
Carbs 3.61g 9.46g Chili Pepper
Calories 14kcal 40kcal Chili Pepper
Sugar 5.1g Butterbur
Fiber 1.5g Chili Pepper
Calcium 103mg 18mg Butterbur
Iron 0.1mg 1.2mg Chili Pepper
Magnesium 14mg 25mg Chili Pepper
Phosphorus 12mg 46mg Chili Pepper
Potassium 655mg 340mg Butterbur
Sodium 7mg 7mg
Zinc 0.16mg 0.3mg Chili Pepper
Copper 0.103mg 0.174mg Chili Pepper
Manganese 0.274mg 0.237mg Butterbur
Selenium 0.9µg 0.5µg Butterbur
Vitamin A 50IU 1179IU Chili Pepper
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 59µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 31.5mg 242.5mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.09mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.09mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.95mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.061mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.278mg Chili Pepper
Folate 10µg 23µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin K 14.3µg Chili Pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg Chili Pepper
Threonine 0.074mg Chili Pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg Chili Pepper
Leucine 0.105mg Chili Pepper
Lysine 0.089mg Chili Pepper
Methionine 0.024mg Chili Pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg Chili Pepper
Valine 0.084mg Chili Pepper
Histidine 0.041mg Chili Pepper
Saturated Fat 0.021g Butterbur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g Chili Pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g Chili Pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Butterbur 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
13%
Butterbur
90%
Chili Pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Butterbur
22%
Chili Pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Butterbur
Butterbur is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (7 mg)
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.

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. Butterbur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170385/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.