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Chili pepper vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Peppers different?

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin B6, however Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 110% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Peppers. While Chili pepper contains 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, Peppers contain only 0.278mg.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, 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 +16.5%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +34.9%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +34.9%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 46

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 B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82%
Contains more Vitamin C +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin K - 14.3
Equal in Folate - 23
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82%
Contains more Vitamin C +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin K - 14.3
Equal in Folate - 23

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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
9%
Peppers
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Peppers

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Peppers
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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 Peppers Opinion
Calories 40 40
Protein 1.87 2 Peppers
Fats 0.44 0.2 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 7.309999942779541 7.960000038146973 Peppers
Carbs 8.81 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 14 18 Peppers
Potassium 322 340 Peppers
Magnesium 23 25 Peppers
Sugar 5.3 5.1 Peppers
Fiber 1.5 1.5
Copper 0.129 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.26 0.3 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 43 46 Peppers
Sodium 9 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 952 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.69
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.95 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.061 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.278 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 14.3 Peppers
Folate 23 23
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.011 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.109 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.026
Threonine 0.074 0.074
Isoleucine 0.065 0.065
Leucine 0.105 0.105
Lysine 0.089 0.089
Methionine 0.024 0.024
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.062
Valine 0.084 0.084
Histidine 0.041 0.041
Fructose

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.