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Chili pepper vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chili pepper and Seaweed

  • Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, yet Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 156% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 253 times more Vitamin B6 than Seaweed. Chili pepper contains 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.
  • Chili pepper contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Seaweed, kelp, 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 Potassium +261.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Zinc +373.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 42
Equal in Copper - 0.13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Contains more Potassium +261.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Zinc +373.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 42
Equal in Copper - 0.13

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 +720.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25200%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.4%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%
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 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
Contains more Vitamin A +720.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25200%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.4%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Seaweed Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 8.27g Seaweed
Protein 1.87g 1.68g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.56g Seaweed
Carbs 8.81g 9.57g Seaweed
Calories 40kcal 43kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 0.6g Seaweed
Fiber 1.5g 1.3g Chili pepper
Calcium 14mg 168mg Seaweed
Iron 1.03mg 2.85mg Seaweed
Magnesium 23mg 121mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 43mg 42mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 89mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 233mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Copper 0.129mg 0.13mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 952IU 116IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 3mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.05mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.47mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.002mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 180µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 66µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.074mg 0.055mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.076mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.105mg 0.083mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.082mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.025mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.043mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.247g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.098g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.047g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Seaweed
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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
47
Seaweed

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
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
10%
Seaweed
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 224mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.205g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.