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Chili pepper vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chili pepper and Shallot?

  • Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B2, while Shallot is higher in Fiber.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 151% higher.
  • Shallot has 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chili pepper. Chili pepper has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Shallot has 0µg.
  • Chili pepper is lower in Sugar.

We used Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Shallots, raw types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains more Calcium +164.3%
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.5%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Potassium - 334
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains more Calcium +164.3%
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.5%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Potassium - 334

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 +23700%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +1696.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +330%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +522%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
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 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +23700%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +1696.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +330%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +522%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Folate +47.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 1.87g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.44g 0.1g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 40kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 7.87g Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5g 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 14mg 37mg Shallot
Iron 1.03mg 1.2mg Shallot
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 60mg Shallot
Potassium 322mg 334mg Shallot
Sodium 9mg 12mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.4mg Shallot
Copper 0.129mg 0.088mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 4IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.04mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 8mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.06mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.02mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.2mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.345mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 34µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 0.8µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine 0.074mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.105mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.089mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine 0.024mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine 0.084mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine 0.041mg 0.043mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.014g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.039g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Shallot
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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
17%
Shallot
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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)

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.