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Garden cress vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Garden cress and Chili pepper

  • Garden cress has more Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Calcium, however Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Garden cress's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 440% more.
  • Garden cress has 7 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chili pepper. Garden cress has 346µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Chili pepper has 48µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cress, garden, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +478.6%
Contains more Iron +26.2%
Contains more Magnesium +65.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains more Potassium +88.2%
Contains more Copper +31.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 49% 28% 33% 54% 2% 7% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +478.6%
Contains more Iron +26.2%
Contains more Magnesium +65.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains more Potassium +88.2%
Contains more Copper +31.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Zinc +13%

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 +626.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.4%
Contains more Folate +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +3770.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 416% 14% 0% 230% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 60% 0% 1355%
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 +626.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.4%
Contains more Folate +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +3770.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden cress Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.4g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 2.6g 1.87g Garden cress
Fats 0.7g 0.44g Garden cress
Carbs 5.5g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 32kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.4g 5.3g Garden cress
Fiber 1.1g 1.5g Chili pepper
Calcium 81mg 14mg Garden cress
Iron 1.3mg 1.03mg Garden cress
Magnesium 38mg 23mg Garden cress
Phosphorus 76mg 43mg Garden cress
Potassium 606mg 322mg Garden cress
Sodium 14mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.23mg 0.26mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.17mg 0.129mg Garden cress
Vitamin A 6917IU 952IU Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.69mg Garden cress
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 69mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.072mg Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.086mg Garden cress
Vitamin B3 1mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.242mg 0.201mg Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 80µg 23µg Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 541.9µg 14µg Garden cress
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 0.023g 0.042g Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239g 0.024g Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garden cress 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
187
Garden cress
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
31
Garden cress
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
16%
Garden cress
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
3%
Garden cress
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Garden cress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168407/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.