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Chili pepper vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chili pepper and Carrot

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Iron, however Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 153% more than Carrot.
  • Chili pepper has 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Carrot. While Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, Carrot has only 0.138mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Carrots, 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 +243.3%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Copper +186.7%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Iron +243.3%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Copper +186.7%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +2335.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1654.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin K - 13.2
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +2335.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1654.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin K - 13.2

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 Carrot
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 6.78g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 0.93g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.24g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 40kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 5.3g 4.74g Carrot
Fiber 1.5g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 14mg 33mg Carrot
Iron 1.03mg 0.3mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 35mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 320mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 69mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.24mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.129mg 0.045mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.66mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 5.9mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.066mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.058mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.983mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.273mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.138mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 19µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 13.2µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.012mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine 0.105mg 0.102mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine 0.024mg 0.02mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.061mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.069mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.04mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.014g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.117g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Carrot
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
10%
Carrot
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.