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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.
  • 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 Iron +27.2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +27.2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
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 C +629.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +47500%
Contains more Vitamin E +6800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.8%
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 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +629.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +47500%
Contains more Vitamin E +6800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.8%

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 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

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Chili pepper Potato
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.