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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, 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 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 more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 6% 160% 8% 215% 102% 60% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%

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 C +855%
Contains more Vitamin A +61091.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +341.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 5% 10% 0% 13% 42% 17% 0% 187% 0% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
Contains more Vitamin C +855%
Contains more Vitamin A +61091.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +341.7%

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 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

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

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.