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Pea vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pea and Chili pepper

  • Pea has more Fiber, Vitamin B1, Folate, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Zinc and Iron, however Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 115% more than Pea.
  • Pea has 5 times more Zinc than Chili pepper. While Pea has 1.24mg of Zinc, Chili pepper has only 0.26mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peas, green, 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
Pea
7
:
Contains more Iron +42.7%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +376.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Iron +42.7%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +376.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Potassium +32%

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
Pea
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +269.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.1%
Contains more Folate +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +259.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +430.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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 B1 +269.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.1%
Contains more Folate +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +259.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +430.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.4%

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
39
Pea
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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 the food
Protein
33%
Pea
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
2%
Pea
2%
Chili 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.
Pea Chili pepper
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Chili pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 0.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Pea Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 81 40 Pea
Protein 5.42 1.87 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.44 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 40 143.7 Chili pepper
Carbs 14.45 8.81 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 1.03 Pea
Calcium 25 14 Pea
Potassium 244 322 Chili pepper
Magnesium 33 23 Pea
Sugars 5.67 5.3 Chili pepper
Fiber 5.7 1.5 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.129 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.26 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 43 Pea
Sodium 5 9 Pea
Vitamin A 765 952 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.13 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.072 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.086 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 1.244 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.201 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 14 Pea
Folate 65 23 Pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.042 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.024 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.037 0.026 Pea
Threonine 0.203 0.074 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 0.065 Pea
Leucine 0.323 0.105 Pea
Lysine 0.317 0.089 Pea
Methionine 0.082 0.024 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 0.062 Pea
Valine 0.235 0.084 Pea
Histidine 0.107 0.041 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.