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Chili pepper vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chili pepper and Vegetable

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Copper, however Vegetable is higher in Vitamin A, Fiber, Manganese and Vitamin K.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 156% more than Vegetable.
  • Chili pepper has 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Vegetable. While Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, Vegetable has only 0.074mg.
  • Vegetable has less Sugars.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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
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Contains more Iron +25.6%
Contains more Potassium +90.5%
Contains more Copper +55.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +88.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Contains more Iron +25.6%
Contains more Potassium +90.5%
Contains more Copper +55.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +88.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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 +4390.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +583.8%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +349.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +67.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
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 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +4390.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +583.8%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +349.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +67.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
66
Chili pepper
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
17
Vegetable

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 the food
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
13%
Vegetable
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chili pepper Vegetable
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Vegetable
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 contains less Sugars?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sugars (difference - 2.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chili pepper Vegetable Opinion
Calories 40 65 Vegetable
Protein 1.87 2.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.44 0.15 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 3.2 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 13.09 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.82 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 25 Vegetable
Potassium 322 169 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 22 Chili pepper
Sugars 5.3 3.12 Vegetable
Fiber 1.5 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.129 0.083 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.49 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 43 51 Vegetable
Sodium 9 35 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 4277 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.69 0.38 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.071 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.851 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.151 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.074 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 23.5 Vegetable
Folate 23 19 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.031 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.01 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.072 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.074 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.065 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.105 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.089 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.024 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.084 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.041 0.073 Vegetable
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.