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Garden cress vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Garden cress and Cayenne pepper

  • Garden cress has more Vitamin K, however Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Garden cress is 385% higher.

Food types used in this article are Cress, garden, raw and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne.

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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 less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Calcium +82.7%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +285.5%
Contains more Potassium +232.3%
Contains more Zinc +978.3%
Contains more Copper +119.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 49% 28% 33% 54% 2% 7% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Calcium +82.7%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +285.5%
Contains more Potassium +232.3%
Contains more Zinc +978.3%
Contains more Copper +119.4%

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 K +574.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +501.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +4161.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +310%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +253.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +770.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +891.9%
Contains more Folate +32.5%
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 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin K +574.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +501.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +4161.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +310%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +253.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +770.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +891.9%
Contains more Folate +32.5%

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 Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden cress Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.4g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 2.6g 12.01g Cayenne pepper
Fats 0.7g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 5.5g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 32kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.4g 10.34g Garden cress
Fiber 1.1g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 81mg 148mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 1.3mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 38mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 76mg 293mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 606mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 14mg 30mg Garden cress
Zinc 0.23mg 2.48mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.17mg 0.373mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 6917IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.7mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 69mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 1mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.242mg mg Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 80µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 541.9µg 80.3µg Garden cress
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.023g 3.26g Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garden cress 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
187
Garden cress
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
31
Garden cress
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
16%
Garden cress
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
3%
Garden cress
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden cress
Garden cress contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.237g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. 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.