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Chili powder spice vs. Spearmint — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chili powder spice and Spearmint

  • Chili powder spice is richer than Spearmint in Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Chili powder spice is 149% higher.
  • Chili powder spice contains 96 times more Sodium than Spearmint. Chili powder spice contains 2867mg of Sodium, while Spearmint contains 30mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, chili powder and Spearmint, fresh.

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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 Calcium +65.8%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Magnesium +136.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Potassium +325.8%
Contains more Zinc +294.5%
Contains more Copper +316.7%
Contains more Manganese +52.1%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 99% 649% 106% 129% 172% 374% 117% 333% 222% 111%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 60% 445% 45% 26% 40% 3.9% 30% 80% 146% 0%
Contains more Calcium +65.8%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Magnesium +136.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Potassium +325.8%
Contains more Zinc +294.5%
Contains more Copper +316.7%
Contains more Manganese +52.1%
Contains less Sodium -99%

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 +631.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +437.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1225.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Folate +275%
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% 2.3% 63% 217% 218% 53% 483% 21% 0% 36% 264%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 243% 0% 0% 44% 20% 40% 18% 15% 36% 79% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +631.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +437.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1225.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Folate +275%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +309.1%
Contains more Fats +1856.2%
Contains more Carbs +491%
Contains more Other +484.7%
Contains more Water +695.8%
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
3% 8% 86% 2%
Protein: 3.29 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 8.41 g
Water: 85.55 g
Other: 2.02 g
Contains more Protein +309.1%
Contains more Fats +1856.2%
Contains more Carbs +491%
Contains more Other +484.7%
Contains more Water +695.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12744%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1932%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.2%
18% 23% 59%
Saturated Fat: 2.462 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.211 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.006 g
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.191 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.394 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12744%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1932%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.2%

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 Spearmint
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili powder spice Spearmint Opinion
Net carbs 14.9g 1.61g Chili powder spice
Protein 13.46g 3.29g Chili powder spice
Fats 14.28g 0.73g Chili powder spice
Carbs 49.7g 8.41g Chili powder spice
Calories 282kcal 44kcal Chili powder spice
Fructose 4.29g Chili powder spice
Sugar 7.19g Spearmint
Fiber 34.8g 6.8g Chili powder spice
Calcium 330mg 199mg Chili powder spice
Iron 17.3mg 11.87mg Chili powder spice
Magnesium 149mg 63mg Chili powder spice
Phosphorus 300mg 60mg Chili powder spice
Potassium 1950mg 458mg Chili powder spice
Sodium 2867mg 30mg Spearmint
Zinc 4.3mg 1.09mg Chili powder spice
Copper 1mg 0.24mg Chili powder spice
Manganese 1.7mg 1.118mg Chili powder spice
Selenium 20.4µg Chili powder spice
Vitamin A 29650IU 4054IU Chili powder spice
Vitamin A RAE 1483µg 203µg Chili powder spice
Vitamin E 38.14mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin C 0.7mg 13.3mg Spearmint
Vitamin B1 0.25mg 0.078mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B2 0.94mg 0.175mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B3 11.6mg 0.948mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B5 0.888mg 0.25mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B6 2.094mg 0.158mg Chili powder spice
Folate 28µg 105µg Spearmint
Choline 66.5mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin K 105.7µg Chili powder spice
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.05mg Chili powder spice
Threonine 0.27mg 0.135mg Chili powder spice
Isoleucine 0.39mg 0.135mg Chili powder spice
Leucine 0.63mg 0.247mg Chili powder spice
Lysine 0.36mg 0.141mg Chili powder spice
Methionine 0.13mg 0.046mg Chili powder spice
Phenylalanine 0.37mg 0.168mg Chili powder spice
Valine 0.54mg 0.164mg Chili powder spice
Histidine 0.18mg 0.066mg Chili powder spice
Saturated Fat 2.462g 0.191g Spearmint
Monounsaturated Fat 3.211g 0.025g Chili powder spice
Polyunsaturated fat 8.006g 0.394g 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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Chili powder spice Spearmint
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
38%
Spearmint
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
231%
Chili powder spice
88%
Spearmint

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spearmint
Spearmint is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spearmint
Spearmint contains less Sodium (difference - 2837mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spearmint
Spearmint is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.271g)
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 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. Spearmint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173475/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.