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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 Iron +176.7%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Zinc +373.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.13
Equal in Phosphorus - 42
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +261.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Zinc +373.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.13
Equal in Phosphorus - 42

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 +4690%
Contains more Vitamin A +720.7%
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 Vitamin K +371.4%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
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 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin A +720.7%
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 Vitamin K +371.4%
Contains more Folate +682.6%

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 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

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Chili pepper Seaweed
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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