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Chili pepper vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chili pepper and Cucumber

  • Chili pepper is richer than Cucumber in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 157% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 23 times more Vitamin E than Cucumber. Chili pepper contains 0.69mg of Vitamin E , while Cucumber contains 0.03mg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +267.9%
Contains more Potassium +119%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +214.6%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.2%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +267.9%
Contains more Potassium +119%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +214.6%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.2%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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 +5032.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +806.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1169.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +17.1%
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 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +5032.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +806.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1169.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +17.1%

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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
4%
Cucumber
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Cucumber

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

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Chili pepper Cucumber
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?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Cucumber Opinion
Calories 40 15 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 0.65 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.11 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 2.8 Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.309999942779541 3.130000114440918 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 3.63 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.28 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 16 Cucumber
Potassium 322 147 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 13 Chili pepper
Sugar 5.3 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 1.5 0.5 Chili pepper
Copper 0.129 0.041 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.2 Chili pepper
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 43 24 Chili pepper
Sodium 9 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 952 105 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 0.03 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.027 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.033 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.098 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.04 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 16.4 Cucumber
Folate 23 7 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.005 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.032 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.005 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 0.019 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 0.021 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 0.029 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 0.029 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 0.006 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.019 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 0.022 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 0.01 Chili pepper
Fructose 0.87 Cucumber

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.