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Chili pepper vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chili pepper and Gratin

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C and Vitamin B6, however Gratin has more Calcium, Phosphorus and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 149% more.
  • Chili pepper has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Gratin. Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Gratin has 0.174mg.
  • Chili pepper is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter.

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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
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Gratin
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Calcium +750%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +24%
Contains more Zinc +165.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Calcium +750%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +24%
Contains more Zinc +165.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.8%

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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Gratin
Contains more Vitamin C +1351.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +260.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.8%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.5%
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 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1351.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +260.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.8%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
66
Chili pepper
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
36
Gratin

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 the food
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
11%
Gratin
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
35%
Gratin

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chili pepper Gratin
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Chili pepper Gratin
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 contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 424mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.691g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chili pepper Gratin Opinion
Calories 40 132 Gratin
Protein 1.87 5.06 Gratin
Fats 0.44 7.59 Gratin
Vitamin C 143.7 9.9 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 11.27 Gratin
Cholesterol 0 23 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.64 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 119 Gratin
Potassium 322 396 Gratin
Magnesium 23 20 Chili pepper
Sugars 5.3 Gratin
Fiber 1.5 1.8 Gratin
Copper 0.129 0.16 Gratin
Zinc 0.26 0.69 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 43 113 Gratin
Sodium 9 433 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 264 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.064 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.116 Gratin
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.993 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.387 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.174 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 Chili pepper
Folate 23 11 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.042 4.733 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 2.149 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.276 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.026 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.074 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.065 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.105 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.089 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.024 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.084 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.041 0.151 Gratin
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.