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Chili pepper vs Tomato paste - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chili pepper and Tomato paste

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, yet Tomato paste is higher in Vitamin B2, Copper, Iron, Vitamin E , Potassium, Vitamin B3, Fiber, and Selenium.
  • Tomato paste covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11763% more than Chili pepper.
  • Chili pepper contains 7 times more Vitamin C than Tomato paste. While Chili pepper contains 143.7mg of Vitamin C, Tomato paste contains only 21.9mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Tomato products, canned, paste, without salt added.

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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 -84.7%
Contains more Iron +189.3%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +214.9%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +182.9%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +93%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 112% 11% 90% 30% 122% 18% 36% 8%
Contains less Sodium -84.7%
Contains more Iron +189.3%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +214.9%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +182.9%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +93%

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 +556.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.8%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +523.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177807%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.3%
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 73% 92% 86% 0% 15% 35308% 58% 9% 50% 0% 29% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +556.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.8%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +523.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177807%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.3%

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
2977
Tomato paste
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
53
Tomato paste

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
26%
Tomato paste
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
19%
Tomato paste
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
2%
Tomato paste

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chili pepper Tomato paste
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)
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 Tomato paste Opinion
Calories 40 82 Tomato paste
Protein 1.87 4.32 Tomato paste
Fats 0.44 0.47 Tomato paste
Vitamin C 143.7 21.9 Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.309999942779541 14.8100004196167 Tomato paste
Carbs 8.81 18.91 Tomato paste
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 2.98 Tomato paste
Calcium 14 36 Tomato paste
Potassium 322 1014 Tomato paste
Magnesium 23 42 Tomato paste
Sugar 5.3 12.18 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 4.1 Tomato paste
Copper 0.129 0.365 Tomato paste
Zinc 0.26 0.63 Tomato paste
Starch 0.22 Tomato paste
Phosphorus 43 83 Tomato paste
Sodium 9 59 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 1525 Tomato paste
Vitamin E 0.69 4.3 Tomato paste
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.06 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 153 Tomato paste
Vitamin B3 1.244 3.076 Tomato paste
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.142 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.216 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 11.4 Chili pepper
Folate 23 12 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.1 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.067 Tomato paste
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.16 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.031 Tomato paste
Threonine 0.074 0.133 Tomato paste
Isoleucine 0.065 0.089 Tomato paste
Leucine 0.105 0.124 Tomato paste
Lysine 0.089 0.134 Tomato paste
Methionine 0.024 0.027 Tomato paste
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.13 Tomato paste
Valine 0.084 0.088 Tomato paste
Histidine 0.041 0.071 Tomato paste
Fructose 5.85 Tomato paste

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. Tomato paste - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170459/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.