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Fenugreek vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fenugreek and Cayenne pepper

  • Fenugreek has more Iron, and Copper, however Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Manganese, and Folate.
  • Fenugreek covers your daily Iron needs 322% more than Cayenne pepper.
  • Cayenne pepper has 3 times less Copper than Fenugreek. Fenugreek has 1.11mg of Copper, while Cayenne pepper has 0.373mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, fenugreek seed 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 more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Iron +329.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Contains more Potassium +161.6%
Contains less Sodium -55.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 293
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Iron +329.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Contains more Potassium +161.6%
Contains less Sodium -55.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 293
Equal in Zinc - 2.48

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 +69250%
Contains more Vitamin C +2446.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +151.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +308.3%
Contains more Folate +86%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.328
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
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 +69250%
Contains more Vitamin C +2446.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +151.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +308.3%
Contains more Folate +86%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.328

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.
Fenugreek Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 33.75g 29.43g Fenugreek
Protein 23g 12.01g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 58.35g 56.63g Fenugreek
Calories 323kcal 318kcal Fenugreek
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 10.34g Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 176mg 148mg Fenugreek
Iron 33.53mg 7.8mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 191mg 152mg Fenugreek
Phosphorus 296mg 293mg Fenugreek
Potassium 770mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 67mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.5mg 2.48mg Fenugreek
Copper 1.11mg 0.373mg Fenugreek
Vitamin A 60IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 57µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.391mg mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089mg mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668mg mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 1.46g 3.26g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fenugreek 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
33
Fenugreek
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
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
138%
Fenugreek
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.