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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 RAE.
  • 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 less Sodium -70%
Contains more Copper +230.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Zinc - 0.26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +145.2%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Copper +230.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
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
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.8%
Contains more Folate +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.1%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
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 B5 +231.8%
Contains more Folate +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.1%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 2.97g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 1.92g 1.87g Cauliflower
Fats 0.28g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 4.97g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 25kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose 0.97g g Cauliflower
Sugar 1.91g 5.3g Cauliflower
Fiber 2g 1.5g Cauliflower
Calcium 22mg 14mg Cauliflower
Iron 0.42mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 44mg 43mg Cauliflower
Potassium 299mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 30mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.27mg 0.26mg Cauliflower
Copper 0.039mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 0IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 48.2mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.086mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.507mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.667mg 0.201mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 57µg 23µg Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 15.5µg 14µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.076mg 0.074mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071mg 0.065mg Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106mg 0.105mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217mg 0.089mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.062mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.125mg 0.084mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056mg 0.041mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.024g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cauliflower Chili pepper
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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
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

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.

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.