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Nattō vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Nattō and Cayenne pepper

  • Nattō has more Copper, however Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin K, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cayenne pepper is 231% higher.
  • Cayenne pepper has 2 times less Copper than Nattō. Nattō has 0.667mg of Copper, while Cayenne pepper has 0.373mg.

Food types used in this article are Natto 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 Calcium +46.6%
Contains more Iron +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +78.8%
Contains more Magnesium +32.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.4%
Contains more Potassium +176.3%
Equal in Iron - 7.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Calcium +46.6%
Contains more Iron +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +78.8%
Contains more Magnesium +32.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.4%
Contains more Potassium +176.3%
Equal in Iron - 7.8

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
Nattō
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +298200%
Contains more Vitamin C +487.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +383.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1784.6%
Contains more Folate +1225%
Contains more Vitamin K +247.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +298200%
Contains more Vitamin C +487.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +383.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1784.6%
Contains more Folate +1225%
Contains more Vitamin K +247.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nattō Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 7.28g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 19.4g 12.01g Nattō
Fats 11g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 12.68g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 211kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.89g 10.34g Nattō
Fiber 5.4g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 217mg 148mg Nattō
Iron 8.6mg 7.8mg Nattō
Magnesium 115mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 174mg 293mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 729mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 7mg 30mg Nattō
Zinc 3.03mg 2.48mg Nattō
Copper 0.667mg 0.373mg Nattō
Vitamin A 0IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.01mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 0mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.215mg mg Nattō
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 8µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.1µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.223mg mg Nattō
Threonine 0.813mg mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931mg mg Nattō
Leucine 1.509mg mg Nattō
Lysine 1.145mg mg Nattō
Methionine 0.208mg mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941mg mg Nattō
Valine 1.018mg mg Nattō
Histidine 0.512mg mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 1.591g 3.26g Nattō
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nattō Cayenne 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
20
Nattō
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
114
Nattō
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
116%
Nattō
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
51%
Nattō
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.669g)
Which food is cheaper?
Nattō
Nattō is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
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 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.

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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.