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Lettuce vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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 +807%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Potassium +938.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1069.2%
Contains more Copper +1186.2%
Contains more Zinc +1277.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +910.3%
Equal in Sodium - 30
Contains more Iron +807%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Potassium +938.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1069.2%
Contains more Copper +1186.2%
Contains more Zinc +1277.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +910.3%
Equal in Sodium - 30

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 K +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +730.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +461.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +13459.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +368.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1048.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2220.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2622.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +730.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +461.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +13459.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +368.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1048.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2220.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2622.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
85
Lettuce
363
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lettuce
82
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 the food
Protein
8%
Lettuce
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
3%
Lettuce
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
1%
Lettuce
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lettuce Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Lettuce 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 Sugars?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sugars (difference - 9.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.24g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lettuce
Lettuce is cheaper (difference - $2)
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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Lettuce Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 15 318 Cayenne pepper
Protein 1.36 12.01 Cayenne pepper
Fats 0.15 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 9.2 76.4 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 2.87 56.63 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.86 7.8 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 36 148 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 194 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 13 152 Cayenne pepper
Sugars 0.78 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 1.3 27.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.029 0.373 Cayenne pepper
Zinc 0.18 2.48 Cayenne pepper
Starch 0 Lettuce
Phosphorus 29 293 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 28 30 Lettuce
Vitamin A 7405 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.22 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.328 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 0.375 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.134 Lettuce
Vitamin B6 0.09 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 126.3 80.3 Lettuce
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.02 3.26 Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.082 8.37 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.009 Lettuce
Threonine 0.059 Lettuce
Isoleucine 0.084 Lettuce
Leucine 0.079 Lettuce
Lysine 0.084 Lettuce
Methionine 0.016 Lettuce
Phenylalanine 0.055 Lettuce
Valine 0.07 Lettuce
Histidine 0.022 Lettuce
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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