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Chili pepper vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chili pepper and Potato

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K, while Potato has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 138% higher.
  • Potato contains 69 times less Vitamin E than Chili pepper. Chili pepper contains 0.69mg of Vitamin E , while Potato contains 0.01mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Potato is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +27.2%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.6%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +27.2%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.6%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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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Potato
Contains more Vitamin A +47500%
Contains more Vitamin E +6800%
Contains more Vitamin C +629.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.8%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.8%
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 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +47500%
Contains more Vitamin E +6800%
Contains more Vitamin C +629.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.8%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Potato Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 15.39g Potato
Protein 1.87g 2.05g Potato
Fats 0.44g 0.09g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 17.49g Potato
Calories 40kcal 77kcal Potato
Starch g 15.29g Potato
Fructose g 0.26g Potato
Sugar 5.3g 0.82g Potato
Fiber 1.5g 2.1g Potato
Calcium 14mg 12mg Chili pepper
Iron 1.03mg 0.81mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 43mg 57mg Potato
Potassium 322mg 425mg Potato
Sodium 9mg 6mg Potato
Zinc 0.26mg 0.3mg Potato
Copper 0.129mg 0.11mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 2IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.01mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 19.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.081mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.032mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 1.061mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.295mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.298mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 15µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 2µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.021mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.067mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.066mg Potato
Leucine 0.105mg 0.098mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.107mg Potato
Methionine 0.024mg 0.032mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.081mg Potato
Valine 0.084mg 0.103mg Potato
Histidine 0.041mg 0.035mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.025g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.002g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.042g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Potato
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
18
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
20
Potato

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%
Potato
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
17%
Potato
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
0%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.