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Chili pepper vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chili pepper and Rutabagas

  • Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Copper and Iron, yet Rutabagas are richer in Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 132% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 47 times more Vitamin K than Rutabagas. Chili pepper contains 14µg of Vitamin K, while Rutabagas contain 0.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Rutabagas, 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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Contains more Iron +134.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Copper +303.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Equal in Potassium - 305
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Contains more Iron +134.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Copper +303.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Equal in Potassium - 305
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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 +474.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +47500%
Contains more Vitamin E +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +406%
Contains more Vitamin K +4566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Equal in Folate - 21
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 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +474.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +47500%
Contains more Vitamin E +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +406%
Contains more Vitamin K +4566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Equal in Folate - 21

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
66
Chili pepper
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
14
Rutabagas

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 the food
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chili pepper Rutabagas
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Rutabagas
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 Sugars?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sugars (difference - 0.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chili pepper Rutabagas Opinion
Calories 40 37 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 1.08 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.16 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 25 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 8.62 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.44 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 43 Rutabagas
Potassium 322 305 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 20 Chili pepper
Sugars 5.3 4.46 Rutabagas
Fiber 1.5 2.3 Rutabagas
Copper 0.129 0.032 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.24 Chili pepper
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 43 53 Rutabagas
Sodium 9 12 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 2 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 0.3 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.09 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.04 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.7 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.16 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.1 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 0.3 Chili pepper
Folate 23 21 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.027 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.025 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.088 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 Chili pepper
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.