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Chili pepper vs Mustard Greens - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Mustard Greens different?

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C and Vitamin B6, however Mustard Greens are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Calcium, Vitamin E , Iron and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Mustard Greens is 203% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 22 times more Choline than Mustard Greens. While Chili pepper contains 10.9mg of Choline, Mustard Greens contain only 0.5mg.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Mustard greens, 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
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Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Iron +59.2%
Contains more Calcium +721.4%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.1%
Contains more Copper +27.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 62% 35% 34% 23% 56% 7% 25% 3%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Iron +59.2%
Contains more Calcium +721.4%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.1%
Contains more Copper +27.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.25

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 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.1%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1739.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.21
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 234% 182% 41% 0% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 0% 644% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.1%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1739.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.21

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
102
Mustard Greens
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
30
Mustard Greens

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
17%
Mustard Greens
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
5%
Mustard Greens
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
2%
Mustard Greens

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 Mustard Greens
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Mustard Greens
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?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens contains less Sugars (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Mustard Greens Opinion
Calories 40 27 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 2.86 Mustard Greens
Fats 0.44 0.42 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 70 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 4.67 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 1.64 Mustard Greens
Calcium 14 115 Mustard Greens
Potassium 322 384 Mustard Greens
Magnesium 23 32 Mustard Greens
Sugars 5.3 1.32 Mustard Greens
Fiber 1.5 3.2 Mustard Greens
Copper 0.129 0.165 Mustard Greens
Zinc 0.26 0.25 Chili pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 43 58 Mustard Greens
Sodium 9 20 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 3024 Mustard Greens
Vitamin E 0.69 2.01 Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.08 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.11 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.8 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.21 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.18 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 257.5 Mustard Greens
Folate 23 12 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.01 Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.092 Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.038 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 Chili pepper
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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 separately 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. Mustard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169256/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.