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Chili pepper vs Wakame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Wakame different?

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Wakame is richer in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Copper, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 156% more than Wakame.
  • Chili pepper has 253 times more Vitamin B6 than Wakame. Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Wakame has 0.002mg.
  • Chili pepper contains less Sodium.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Seaweed, wakame, raw types were used in this article.

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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 +544%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Iron +111.7%
Contains more Calcium +971.4%
Contains more Magnesium +365.2%
Contains more Copper +120.2%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Contains more Potassium +544%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Iron +111.7%
Contains more Calcium +971.4%
Contains more Magnesium +365.2%
Contains more Copper +120.2%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%

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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Wakame
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin A +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25200%
Contains more Vitamin K +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +167.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.8%
Contains more Folate +752.2%
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% 22% 20% 0% 15% 54% 30% 42% 1% 0% 14% 147%
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin A +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25200%
Contains more Vitamin K +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +167.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.8%
Contains more Folate +752.2%

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
29
Wakame
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
58
Wakame

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
18%
Wakame
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
9%
Wakame
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
3%
Wakame

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 Wakame
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 Wakame
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?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.65g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 863mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
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 Wakame Opinion
Calories 40 45 Wakame
Protein 1.87 3.03 Wakame
Fats 0.44 0.64 Wakame
Vitamin C 143.7 3 Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.309999942779541 8.640000343322754 Wakame
Carbs 8.81 9.14 Wakame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 2.18 Wakame
Calcium 14 150 Wakame
Potassium 322 50 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 107 Wakame
Sugar 5.3 0.65 Wakame
Fiber 1.5 0.5 Chili pepper
Copper 0.129 0.284 Wakame
Zinc 0.26 0.38 Wakame
Starch
Phosphorus 43 80 Wakame
Sodium 9 872 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 360 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 1 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.06 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.23 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.244 1.6 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.697 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.002 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 5.3 Chili pepper
Folate 23 196 Wakame
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.13 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.058 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.218 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.035 Wakame
Threonine 0.074 0.165 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.065 0.087 Wakame
Leucine 0.105 0.257 Wakame
Lysine 0.089 0.112 Wakame
Methionine 0.024 0.063 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.112 Wakame
Valine 0.084 0.209 Wakame
Histidine 0.041 0.015 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. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/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.