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Chili powder spice vs. Bay leaf — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chili powder spice and Bay leaf

  • Chili powder spice has more Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Vitamin B3, Potassium, and Vitamin B2, however, Bay leaf is higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin C, and Calcium.
  • Bay leaf covers your daily need of Iron 321% more than Chili powder spice.
  • Chili powder spice has 125 times more Sodium than Bay leaf. While Chili powder spice has 2867mg of Sodium, Bay leaf has only 23mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, chili powder and Spices, bay leaf.

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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 more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.5%
Contains more Potassium +268.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.2%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains more Selenium +628.6%
Contains more Calcium +152.7%
Contains more Iron +148.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Manganese +380.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 99% 649% 107% 129% 173% 374% 118% 334% 222% 112%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 251% 1613% 86% 49% 47% 3% 101% 139% 1066% 16%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.5%
Contains more Potassium +268.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.2%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains more Selenium +628.6%
Contains more Calcium +152.7%
Contains more Iron +148.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Manganese +380.4%

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 A +379.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2677.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +478.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +6542.9%
Contains more Folate +542.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1779% 763% 0% 3% 63% 217% 218% 54% 484% 22% 0% 37% 265%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 372% 0% 0% 155% 3% 98% 38% 0% 402% 135% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +379.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2677.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +478.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +6542.9%
Contains more Folate +542.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +76.9%
Contains more Fats +70.8%
Contains more Water +97.6%
Contains more Other +226.2%
Contains more Carbs +50.8%
13% 14% 50% 11% 12%
Protein: 13.46 g
Fats: 14.28 g
Carbs: 49.7 g
Water: 10.75 g
Other: 11.81 g
8% 8% 75% 5% 4%
Protein: 7.61 g
Fats: 8.36 g
Carbs: 74.97 g
Water: 5.44 g
Other: 3.62 g
Contains more Protein +76.9%
Contains more Fats +70.8%
Contains more Water +97.6%
Contains more Other +226.2%
Contains more Carbs +50.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +95.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +249.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 2.28
18% 23% 59%
Saturated Fat: 2.462 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.211 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.006 g
37% 26% 37%
Saturated Fat: 2.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.64 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.29 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +95.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +249.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 2.28

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili powder spice Bay leaf Opinion
Net carbs 14.9g 48.67g Bay leaf
Protein 13.46g 7.61g Chili powder spice
Fats 14.28g 8.36g Chili powder spice
Carbs 49.7g 74.97g Bay leaf
Calories 282kcal 313kcal Bay leaf
Fructose 4.29g Chili powder spice
Sugar 7.19g Bay leaf
Fiber 34.8g 26.3g Chili powder spice
Calcium 330mg 834mg Bay leaf
Iron 17.3mg 43mg Bay leaf
Magnesium 149mg 120mg Chili powder spice
Phosphorus 300mg 113mg Chili powder spice
Potassium 1950mg 529mg Chili powder spice
Sodium 2867mg 23mg Bay leaf
Zinc 4.3mg 3.7mg Chili powder spice
Copper 1mg 0.416mg Chili powder spice
Manganese 1.7mg 8.167mg Bay leaf
Selenium 20.4µg 2.8µg Chili powder spice
Vitamin A 29650IU 6185IU Chili powder spice
Vitamin A RAE 1483µg 309µg Chili powder spice
Vitamin E 38.14mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin C 0.7mg 46.5mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B1 0.25mg 0.009mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B2 0.94mg 0.421mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B3 11.6mg 2.005mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B5 0.888mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B6 2.094mg 1.74mg Chili powder spice
Folate 28µg 180µg Bay leaf
Choline 66.5mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin K 105.7µg Chili powder spice
Tryptophan 0.07mg Chili powder spice
Threonine 0.27mg Chili powder spice
Isoleucine 0.39mg Chili powder spice
Leucine 0.63mg Chili powder spice
Lysine 0.36mg Chili powder spice
Methionine 0.13mg Chili powder spice
Phenylalanine 0.37mg Chili powder spice
Valine 0.54mg Chili powder spice
Histidine 0.18mg Chili powder spice
Saturated Fat 2.462g 2.28g Bay leaf
Monounsaturated Fat 3.211g 1.64g Chili powder spice
Polyunsaturated fat 8.006g 2.29g Chili powder spice
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.014g Chili powder spice
Omega-3 - ALA 0.519g Chili powder spice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili powder spice Bay leaf
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
300%
Chili powder spice
92%
Bay leaf
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
231%
Chili powder spice
337%
Bay leaf

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili powder spice
Chili powder spice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili powder spice
Chili powder spice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf contains less Sodium (difference - 2844mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Chili powder spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171319/nutrients
  2. Bay leaf - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170917/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.