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Chili pepper vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chili pepper and Welsh onion

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Vitamin B3, however Welsh onion has more Vitamin K.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 150% more.
  • Chili pepper has 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Welsh onion. Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Welsh onion has 0.072mg.
  • Welsh onion is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Onions, welsh, raw.

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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 +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Copper +84.3%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Copper +84.3%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +432.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.8%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1281.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
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 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +432.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.8%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1281.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09

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 Welsh onion
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Welsh onion Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 4.1g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 1.9g Welsh onion
Fats 0.44g 0.4g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 6.5g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 34kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 1.5g 2.4g Welsh onion
Calcium 14mg 18mg Welsh onion
Iron 1.03mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 43mg 49mg Welsh onion
Potassium 322mg 212mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 17mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.52mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.129mg 0.07mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.51mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 27mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.05mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.4mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.169mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 16µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.021mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.074mg
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.105mg 0.113mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.089mg 0.095mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.024mg 0.021mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.061mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.084mg
Histidine 0.041mg 0.033mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.067g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.056g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.156g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chili pepper Welsh onion
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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
2%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.