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Chicory vs. Chili Pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chicory and Chili Pepper

  • Chicory is higher in Fiber, however, Chili Pepper are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Manganese.
  • Chili Pepper' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 266% higher.
  • Chicory has 2 times more Fiber than Chili Pepper. While Chicory has 3.1g of Fiber, Chili Pepper have only 1.5g.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicory, witloof, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.1%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +241.2%
Contains more Manganese +137%
Contains more Selenium +150%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 9% 8% 12% 19% 1% 5% 17% 14% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58% 31% 3%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.1%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +241.2%
Contains more Manganese +137%
Contains more Selenium +150%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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 B5 +137.7%
Contains more Folate +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3965.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +8560.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +493.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +561.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 10% 16% 7% 3% 9% 10% 28% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 7% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.7%
Contains more Folate +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3965.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +8560.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +493.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +561.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +122.2%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +136.5%
Contains more Other +25%
Equal in Water - 87.74
4% 95%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 94.52 g
Other: 0.48 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 Protein +122.2%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +136.5%
Contains more Other +25%
Equal in Water - 87.74

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -12.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +450%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +147.7%
34% 3% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.024 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
15% 8% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -12.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +450%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +147.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicory Chili Pepper Opinion
Net carbs 0.9g 7.96g Chili Pepper
Protein 0.9g 2g Chili Pepper
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Chili Pepper
Carbs 4g 9.46g Chili Pepper
Calories 17kcal 40kcal Chili Pepper
Sugar 5.1g Chicory
Fiber 3.1g 1.5g Chicory
Calcium 19mg 18mg Chicory
Iron 0.24mg 1.2mg Chili Pepper
Magnesium 10mg 25mg Chili Pepper
Phosphorus 26mg 46mg Chili Pepper
Potassium 211mg 340mg Chili Pepper
Sodium 2mg 7mg Chicory
Zinc 0.16mg 0.3mg Chili Pepper
Copper 0.051mg 0.174mg Chili Pepper
Manganese 0.1mg 0.237mg Chili Pepper
Selenium 0.2µg 0.5µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin A 29IU 1179IU Chili Pepper
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 59µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 2.8mg 242.5mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.062mg 0.09mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.09mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B3 0.16mg 0.95mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B5 0.145mg 0.061mg Chicory
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.278mg Chili Pepper
Folate 37µg 23µg Chicory
Choline 11.1mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin K 14.3µg Chili Pepper
Tryptophan 0.016mg 0.026mg Chili Pepper
Threonine 0.025mg 0.074mg Chili Pepper
Isoleucine 0.054mg 0.065mg Chili Pepper
Leucine 0.039mg 0.105mg Chili Pepper
Lysine 0.035mg 0.089mg Chili Pepper
Methionine 0.005mg 0.024mg Chili Pepper
Phenylalanine 0.022mg 0.062mg Chili Pepper
Valine 0.041mg 0.084mg Chili Pepper
Histidine 0.015mg 0.041mg Chili Pepper
Saturated Fat 0.024g 0.021g Chili Pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.011g Chili Pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.109g Chili Pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicory 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
6%
Chicory
83%
Chili Pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Chicory
22%
Chili Pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicory
Chicory contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicory
Chicory is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Chicory - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170404/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.