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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
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 81kcal 40kcal Pea
Protein 5.42g 1.87g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.44g Chili pepper
Vitamin C 40mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Net carbs 8.75g 7.31g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 8.81g Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.47mg 1.03mg Pea
Calcium 25mg 14mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 322mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 33mg 23mg Pea
Sugar 5.67g 5.3g Chili pepper
Fiber 5.7g 1.5g Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.129mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.26mg Pea
Starch g g
Phosphorus 108mg 43mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 9mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.072mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.086mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 1.244mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.201mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 14µg Pea
Folate 65µg 23µg Pea
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.024g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.239g Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.026mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.074mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.065mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.105mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.089mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.024mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.062mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.084mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.041mg Pea
Fructose 0.39g g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
33%
Pea
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
2%
Pea
2%
Chili pepper

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 is lower in Sugar?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.