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Chili pepper vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Chinese broccoli different?

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B3, however Chinese broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 128% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chili pepper has 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Chinese broccoli. Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Chinese broccoli has 0.07mg.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked types were 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 +83.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Potassium +23.4%
Contains more Copper +111.5%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 41
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains more Iron +83.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Potassium +23.4%
Contains more Copper +111.5%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 41

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 E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +409.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +622.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.8%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +505.7%
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 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +409.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +622.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.8%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +505.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 1.31g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 1.14g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 8.81g 3.81g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 22kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.5g 2.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 14mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 1.03mg 0.56mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 18mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 41mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 261mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 7mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.26mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.129mg 0.061mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.48mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 28.2mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.437mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.159mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.07mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.11g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chili pepper Chinese broccoli
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
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
17
Chinese broccoli

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
3%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.