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Cocoa solids vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cocoa solids and Cayenne pepper?

  • Cocoa solids are richer in Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Iron, and Phosphorus, yet Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 379% higher.
  • Cocoa solids have 3 times more Magnesium than Cayenne pepper. Cocoa solids have 499mg of Magnesium, while Cayenne pepper has 152mg.

We used Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +77.7%
Contains more Magnesium +228.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +150.5%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +174.6%
Contains more Copper +915.5%
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Iron +77.7%
Contains more Magnesium +228.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +150.5%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +174.6%
Contains more Copper +915.5%
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +29730%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1976.3%
Contains more Folate +231.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3112%
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% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +29730%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1976.3%
Contains more Folate +231.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3112%

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.
Cocoa solids Cayenne 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa solids Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 20.9g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 19.6g 12.01g Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 57.9g 56.63g Cocoa solids
Calories 228kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.75g 10.34g Cocoa solids
Fiber 37g 27.2g Cocoa solids
Calcium 128mg 148mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 13.86mg 7.8mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499mg 152mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 734mg 293mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 21mg 30mg Cocoa solids
Zinc 6.81mg 2.48mg Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788mg 0.373mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 0IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.1mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.241mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 2.185mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.254mg mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.118mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 32µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.293mg mg Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776mg mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76mg mg Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189mg mg Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.983mg mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202mg mg Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0.941mg mg Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177mg mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339mg mg Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.07g 3.26g Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57g 2.75g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids Cayenne 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
16
Cocoa solids
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
352
Cocoa solids
118
Cayenne 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
118%
Cocoa solids
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.81g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper 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 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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/nutrients
  2. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.