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Chili pepper vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chili pepper and Pumpkin

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K, while Pumpkin has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 150% higher.
  • Pumpkin contains 13 times less Vitamin K than Chili pepper. Chili pepper contains 14µg of Vitamin K, while Pumpkin contains 1.1µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Pumpkin is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Pumpkin, 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 +28.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Copper - 0.127
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 30% 9% 19% 30% 1% 9% 43%
Contains more Iron +28.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Copper - 0.127

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 C +1496.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +729.5%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +794.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.3%
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 511% 22% 0% 30% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 12% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1496.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +729.5%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +794.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Pumpkin Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 6g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 1g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.1g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 6.5g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 26kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 2.76g Pumpkin
Fiber 1.5g 0.5g Chili pepper
Calcium 14mg 21mg Pumpkin
Iron 1.03mg 0.8mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 44mg Pumpkin
Potassium 322mg 340mg Pumpkin
Sodium 9mg 1mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.26mg 0.32mg Pumpkin
Copper 0.129mg 0.127mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 8513IU Pumpkin
Vitamin E 0.69mg 1.06mg Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 9mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.05mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.11mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.6mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.298mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.061mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 16µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 1.1µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.012mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.029mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.031mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.046mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.054mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.011mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.032mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.035mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.016mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.052g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.013g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.005g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chili pepper Pumpkin
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
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
18
Pumpkin

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
0%
Pumpkin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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.
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.

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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.