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

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 C +2832.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2784.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +2832.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2784.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
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 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 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

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Chili pepper Beetroot
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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