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Chili pepper vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chili pepper and Cassava

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, however Cassava is higher in Manganese.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 137% more than Cassava.
  • Chili pepper has 48 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cassava. While Chili pepper has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, Cassava has only 1µg.
  • Cassava has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Cassava, 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 +281.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Copper +29%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
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% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Contains more Iron +281.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Copper +29%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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 +7223.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475%
Contains more Vitamin K +636.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
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 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +7223.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475%
Contains more Vitamin K +636.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +17.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Cassava Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 36.26g Cassava
Protein 1.87g 1.36g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.28g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 38.06g Cassava
Calories 40kcal 160kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 1.7g Cassava
Fiber 1.5g 1.8g Cassava
Calcium 14mg 16mg Cassava
Iron 1.03mg 0.27mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 27mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 271mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 14mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.34mg Cassava
Copper 0.129mg 0.1mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 13IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.19mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 20.6mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.087mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.048mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.854mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.107mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.088mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 27µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 1.9µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.019mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.028mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.027mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.039mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.044mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.011mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.035mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.02mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.074g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.075g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.048g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Cassava
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
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
14
Cassava

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
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
38%
Cassava
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Cassava

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.6g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.