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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 RAE, 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 Sugar.

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
Contains more Iron +25.6%
Contains more Potassium +90.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Copper +55.4%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +88.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Contains more Iron +25.6%
Contains more Potassium +90.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Copper +55.4%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +88.5%
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 E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +4390.6%
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 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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +4390.6%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 8.69g Vegetable
Protein 1.87g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.44g 0.15g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 13.09g Vegetable
Calories 40kcal 65kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 1.5g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 14mg 25mg Vegetable
Iron 1.03mg 0.82mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 51mg Vegetable
Potassium 322mg 169mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 35mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.129mg 0.083mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.38mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 3.2mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.071mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.851mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.151mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 19µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 23.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.074mg 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.105mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.089mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.024mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine 0.084mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.041mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.031g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.01g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.072g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Vegetable
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
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 food.
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
13%
Vegetable
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (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 lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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 richer in minerals?
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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. 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.