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Chili pepper vs Sauerkraut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Sauerkraut different?

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE, however Sauerkraut is richer in Fiber, and Iron.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 143% more than Sauerkraut.
  • Chili pepper has 48 times more Vitamin A RAE than Sauerkraut. Chili pepper has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Sauerkraut has 1µg.
  • Chili pepper contains less Sodium.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids types were 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 Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +115%
Contains more Potassium +89.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Iron +42.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 56% 10% 9% 15% 87% 6% 32%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +115%
Contains more Potassium +89.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Iron +42.7%

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 A +5188.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +877.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +769.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.2%
Equal in Folate - 24
Equal in Vitamin K - 13
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 2% 3% 0% 49% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 18% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +5188.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +877.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +769.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.2%
Equal in Folate - 24
Equal in Vitamin K - 13

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Sauerkraut Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 1.38g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 0.91g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.14g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 4.28g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 19kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.04g Sauerkraut
Sugar 5.3g 1.78g Sauerkraut
Fiber 1.5g 2.9g Sauerkraut
Calcium 14mg 30mg Sauerkraut
Iron 1.03mg 1.47mg Sauerkraut
Magnesium 23mg 13mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 20mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 170mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 661mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.19mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.129mg 0.096mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 18IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.14mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 14.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.021mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.022mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.143mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.093mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.13mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 24µg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 13µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.008mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.025mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.021mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.029mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.031mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.009mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.023mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.03mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.016mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.034g Sauerkraut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.013g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.067g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Sauerkraut
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
13
Sauerkraut
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
28
Sauerkraut

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
5%
Sauerkraut
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
4%
Sauerkraut
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Sauerkraut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.52g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 652mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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. Sauerkraut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169279/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.