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Heart of palm vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Heart of palm and Cayenne pepper

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium in Cayenne pepper is higher than in Heart of palm.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 231% more than Heart of palm.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Hearts of palm, 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 Zinc +50.4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 64% 8% 60% 160% 2% 102% 215%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Zinc +50.4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%

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 +61091.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
Contains more Vitamin C +855%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +556%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +410.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +866.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.5%
Contains more Folate +341.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 27% 13% 42% 17% 0% 187% 18% 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 +61091.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
Contains more Vitamin C +855%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +556%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +410.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +866.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.5%
Contains more Folate +341.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Heart of palm Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 24.11g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 2.7g 12.01g Cayenne pepper
Fats 0.2g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 25.61g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 115kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 17.16g 10.34g Cayenne pepper
Fiber 1.5g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 18mg 148mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 1.69mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 10mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 140mg 293mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 1806mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 14mg 30mg Heart of palm
Zinc 3.73mg 2.48mg Heart of palm
Copper 0.644mg 0.373mg Heart of palm
Vitamin A 68IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.5mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.81mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 24µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
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 0.046g 3.26g Heart of palm
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Heart of palm Cayenne pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
26
Heart of palm
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
77
Heart of palm
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%
Heart of palm
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
26%
Heart of palm
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
1%
Heart of palm
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.214g)
Which food is cheaper?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.82g)
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)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. Heart of palm - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167714/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.