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Cassava vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cassava and Chili pepper

  • Cassava has more Manganese, however Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 137% more than Cassava.
  • Cassava has 2 times more Choline than Chili pepper. While Cassava has 23.7mg of Choline, Chili pepper has only 10.9mg.
  • Cassava has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cassava, 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 +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Iron +281.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Copper +29%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Iron +281.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Copper +29%
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 B1 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +7223.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475%
Contains more Vitamin K +636.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
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 B1 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +7223.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475%
Contains more Vitamin K +636.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 36.26g 7.31g Cassava
Protein 1.36g 1.87g Chili pepper
Fats 0.28g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 38.06g 8.81g Cassava
Calories 160kcal 40kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 5.3g Cassava
Fiber 1.8g 1.5g Cassava
Calcium 16mg 14mg Cassava
Iron 0.27mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 21mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 27mg 43mg Chili pepper
Potassium 271mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 14mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.34mg 0.26mg Cassava
Copper 0.1mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 13IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.6mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.072mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048mg 0.086mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.854mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.107mg 0.201mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.088mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 27µg 23µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 14µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.028mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.027mg 0.065mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.039mg 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.044mg 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.011mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.035mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.02mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.074g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.024g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cassava 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
14
Cassava
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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
8%
Cassava
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Cassava
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.6g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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

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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.