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Chinese broccoli vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese broccoli and Chili pepper different?

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, and Calcium, however Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B3.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 128% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli has 7 times more Calcium than Chili pepper. Chinese broccoli has 100mg of Calcium, while Chili pepper has 14mg.

Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw types were used in this article.

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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 +614.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +83.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Potassium +23.4%
Contains more Copper +111.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +83.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Potassium +23.4%
Contains more Copper +111.5%
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 A +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.8%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +505.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +409.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +622.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
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 A +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.8%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +505.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +409.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +622.9%

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.
Chinese broccoli Chili pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 1.14g 1.87g Chili pepper
Fats 0.72g 0.44g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 22kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.84g 5.3g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 1.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100mg 14mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 18mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 41mg 43mg Chili pepper
Potassium 261mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 7mg 9mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.39mg 0.26mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 1638IU 952IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.072mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.086mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.201mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 99µg 23µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 14µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Chili pepper
Leucine mg 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine mg 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.024g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.239g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chinese broccoli Chili pepper
Low Fats diet ok
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
48
Chinese broccoli
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
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
7%
Chinese broccoli
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.