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Cauliflower vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cauliflower and Chili pepper

  • Cauliflower is richer in Vitamin B5, Folate, and Choline, yet Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 106% higher.
  • Cauliflower contains 4 times more Choline than Chili pepper. Cauliflower contains 44.3mg of Choline, while Chili pepper contains 10.9mg.

Food types used in this article are Cauliflower, 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 +57.1%
Contains more Iron +145.2%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +230.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Zinc - 0.26
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +145.2%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +230.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Zinc - 0.26
Equal in Phosphorus - 43

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 B5 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.7%
Contains more Folate +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Equal in Vitamin K - 14
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
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 B5 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.7%
Contains more Folate +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Equal in Vitamin K - 14

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
30
Cauliflower
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
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
12%
Cauliflower
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
2%
Chili pepper

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.
Cauliflower 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Cauliflower Chili pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.39g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 25 40 Chili pepper
Protein 1.92 1.87 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.44 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 48.2 143.7 Chili pepper
Net carbs 2.9700000286102295 7.309999942779541 Chili pepper
Carbs 4.97 8.81 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 1.03 Chili pepper
Calcium 22 14 Cauliflower
Potassium 299 322 Chili pepper
Magnesium 15 23 Chili pepper
Sugar 1.91 5.3 Cauliflower
Fiber 2 1.5 Cauliflower
Copper 0.039 0.129 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.27 0.26 Cauliflower
Starch
Phosphorus 44 43 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 9 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 0 952 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.08 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.072 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.086 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.507 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.201 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 14 Cauliflower
Folate 57 23 Cauliflower
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.042 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.024 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.02 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.076 0.074 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 0.065 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 0.105 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 0.089 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.062 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 0.084 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.041 Cauliflower
Fructose 0.97 Cauliflower

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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.