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Chili pepper vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Drumstick tree different?

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin B6, and Iron, however Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin B5, Fiber, Folate, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Chili pepper is 30% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 3 times more Iron than Drumstick tree. While Chili pepper contains 1.03mg of Iron, Drumstick tree contains only 0.36mg.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Drumstick pods, raw are the varieties 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 +186.1%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Copper +53.6%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains more Zinc +73.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Iron +186.1%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Copper +53.6%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains more Zinc +73.1%

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 +1186.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +295%
Contains more Folate +91.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 141
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 5% 0% 0% 470% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1186.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +295%
Contains more Folate +91.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 141

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 5.33g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.44g 0.2g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 8.53g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 37kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 1.5g 3.2g Drumstick tree
Calcium 14mg 30mg Drumstick tree
Iron 1.03mg 0.36mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 43mg 50mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 322mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 9mg 42mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.129mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 74IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 141mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.053mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.62mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.12mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg µg Chili pepper
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 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.003g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Drumstick tree
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
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
20
Drumstick tree

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
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
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)

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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/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.