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Chili pepper vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chili pepper and Pea

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Pea is higher in Fiber, Vitamin B1, Folate, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 115% more than Pea.
  • Chili pepper has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Pea. While Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, Pea has only 0.169mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Peas, green, 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
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Pea
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Iron +42.7%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +376.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Iron +42.7%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +376.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%

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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Pea
Contains more Vitamin C +259.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +430.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +269.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.1%
Contains more Folate +182.6%
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 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Contains more Vitamin C +259.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +430.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +269.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.1%
Contains more Folate +182.6%

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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
14%
Pea
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
2%
Pea

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

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Chili pepper Pea
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 Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Pea Opinion
Calories 40 81 Pea
Protein 1.87 5.42 Pea
Fats 0.44 0.4 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 40 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 14.45 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 1.47 Pea
Calcium 14 25 Pea
Potassium 322 244 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 33 Pea
Sugar 5.3 5.67 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 5.7 Pea
Copper 0.129 0.176 Pea
Zinc 0.26 1.24 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 43 108 Pea
Sodium 9 5 Pea
Vitamin A 952 765 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 0.13 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.132 Pea
Vitamin B3 1.244 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.104 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.169 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 24.8 Pea
Folate 23 65 Pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.071 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.035 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.187 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.074 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.065 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.105 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.089 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.024 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.084 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.041 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.