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Carrot vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Carrot and Chili pepper

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber, however Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Iron.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 153% more than Carrot.
  • Carrot has 17 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chili pepper. While Carrot has 835µg of Vitamin A RAE, Chili pepper has only 48µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Carrots, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Iron +243.3%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Copper +186.7%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Zinc - 0.26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Iron +243.3%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Copper +186.7%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Zinc - 0.26

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
Carrot
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Contains more Vitamin A +1654.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2335.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Equal in Vitamin K - 14
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
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 A +1654.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2335.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Equal in Vitamin K - 14

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 0.93g 1.87g Chili pepper
Fats 0.24g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 9.58g 8.81g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 40kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g 5.3g Carrot
Fiber 2.8g 1.5g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 14mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 12mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 35mg 43mg Chili pepper
Potassium 320mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 69mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.24mg 0.26mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.045mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 16706IU 952IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.086mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.201mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 19µg 23µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 14µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.191mg 0.074mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.065mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.101mg 0.089mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.069mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.04mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.042g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.024g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot 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
98
Carrot
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Carrot
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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)

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.