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Chili pepper vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Napa cabbage different?

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 156% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 14 times more Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage. While Chili pepper contains 0.072mg of Vitamin B1, Napa cabbage contains only 0.005mg.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked 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 +39.2%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.3%
Contains more Potassium +270.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Calcium +107.1%
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% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Iron +39.2%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.3%
Contains more Potassium +270.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Calcium +107.1%

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 +262%
Contains more Vitamin C +4390.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +474.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1267.6%
Contains more Folate +87%
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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +262%
Contains more Vitamin C +4390.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +474.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1267.6%
Contains more Folate +87%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 2.23g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 1.1g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.17g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 2.23g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 12kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 1.5g g Chili pepper
Calcium 14mg 29mg Napa cabbage
Iron 1.03mg 0.74mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 8mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 19mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 87mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 11mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.14mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.129mg 0.096mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 263IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 3.2mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.005mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.025mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.466mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.035mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.037mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 43µg Napa cabbage
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 g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chili pepper Napa cabbage
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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
12
Napa cabbage

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%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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)

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.