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Chili pepper vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Beetroot different?

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE, however Beetroot is richer in Folate, Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 154% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 70 times more Vitamin K than Beetroot. While Chili pepper contains 14µg of Vitamin K, Beetroot contains only 0.2µg.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Beets, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +28.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Copper +72%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Equal in Potassium - 325
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Contains more Iron +28.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Copper +72%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Equal in Potassium - 325

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 A +2784.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +2832.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +655.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +6900%
Contains more Folate +373.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2784.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +2832.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +655.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +6900%
Contains more Folate +373.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Beetroot Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 6.76g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 1.61g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.17g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 9.56g Beetroot
Calories 40kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 6.76g Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5g 2.8g Beetroot
Calcium 14mg 16mg Beetroot
Iron 1.03mg 0.8mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 43mg 40mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 325mg Beetroot
Sodium 9mg 78mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.35mg Beetroot
Copper 0.129mg 0.075mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 33IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.04mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 4.9mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.031mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.04mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.334mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.155mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.067mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 109µg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 0.2µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.019mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.047mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.048mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.068mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.058mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.018mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.046mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.056mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.021mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.032g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.06g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Beetroot
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
66
Chili pepper
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
18
Beetroot

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
11%
Chili pepper
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
10%
Beetroot
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 69mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.