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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
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Contains more Iron +107.8%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +46.5%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Potassium +59.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Iron +107.8%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +46.5%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Potassium +59.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%

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 Vitamin K +197.1%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2466.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +456%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 Vitamin K +197.1%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2466.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +456%

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 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.