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Garden asparagus vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Garden asparagus and Chili pepper

  • Garden asparagus has more Vitamin K, Iron, Folate, Copper, and Vitamin B1, however Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 153% more than Garden asparagus.
  • Chili pepper has 3 times less Vitamin K than Garden asparagus. Garden asparagus has 41.6µg of Vitamin K, while Chili pepper has 14µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Asparagus, 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 +71.4%
Contains more Iron +107.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Copper +46.5%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 81% 10% 23% 18% 1% 15% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +107.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Copper +46.5%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.4%

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 E +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.3%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2466.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +456%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 23% 0% 19% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 39% 0% 105%
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 E +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.3%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2466.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +456%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 1.78g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 2.2g 1.87g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 3.88g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 20kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose 1g g Garden asparagus
Sugar 1.88g 5.3g Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1g 1.5g Garden asparagus
Calcium 24mg 14mg Garden asparagus
Iron 2.14mg 1.03mg Garden asparagus
Magnesium 14mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 52mg 43mg Garden asparagus
Potassium 202mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 2mg 9mg Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54mg 0.26mg Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189mg 0.129mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 1.13mg 0.69mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.6mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.072mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.086mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.274mg 0.201mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 52µg 23µg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41.6µg 14µg Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.026mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084mg 0.074mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075mg 0.065mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128mg 0.105mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104mg 0.089mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031mg 0.024mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075mg 0.062mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115mg 0.084mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049mg 0.041mg Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.042g Garden asparagus
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.024g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garden asparagus 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
29
Garden asparagus
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
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
13%
Garden asparagus
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
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.
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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.