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Chili pepper vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chili pepper and Cauliflower

  • Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Cauliflower is richer in Vitamin B5, Folate, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 106% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cauliflower. Chili pepper contains 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cauliflower contains 0µg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Cauliflower, 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 +145.2%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Copper +230.8%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Equal in Potassium - 299
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Contains more Iron +145.2%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Copper +230.8%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Equal in Potassium - 299
Equal in Zinc - 0.27

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.8%
Contains more Folate +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.7%
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 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.8%
Contains more Folate +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 2.97g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 1.92g Cauliflower
Fats 0.44g 0.28g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 4.97g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 25kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.97g Cauliflower
Sugar 5.3g 1.91g Cauliflower
Fiber 1.5g 2g Cauliflower
Calcium 14mg 22mg Cauliflower
Iron 1.03mg 0.42mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 15mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 44mg Cauliflower
Potassium 322mg 299mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 30mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.27mg Cauliflower
Copper 0.129mg 0.039mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 0IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.08mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 48.2mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.05mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.06mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.507mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.184mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 57µg Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 15.5µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.02mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.076mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.071mg Cauliflower
Leucine 0.105mg 0.106mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.089mg 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.024mg 0.02mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.065mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.084mg 0.125mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.041mg 0.056mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.13g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.034g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.031g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chili pepper Cauliflower
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
30
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
13
Cauliflower

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
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.39g)
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)
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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.