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Chili pepper vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chili pepper and Winter melon

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Potassium, Iron, Manganese, and Vitamin B3, however Winter melon has more Fiber, and Vitamin A.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 145% more.
  • Chili pepper has 54 times more Potassium than Winter melon. Chili pepper has 322mg of Potassium, while Winter melon has 6mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 Iron +157.5%
Contains more Potassium +5266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +460.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Calcium +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +134.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Contains more Iron +157.5%
Contains more Potassium +5266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +460.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Calcium +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +134.6%

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 +1005.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1345.7%
Contains more Folate +360%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.9%
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 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1005.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1345.7%
Contains more Folate +360%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Winter melon Opinion
Calories 40kcal 13kcal Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 0.4g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.2g Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7mg 13mg Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.31g 0.1g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 3g Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.03mg 0.4mg Chili pepper
Calcium 14mg 19mg Winter melon
Potassium 322mg 6mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 10mg Chili pepper
Sugar 5.3g g Winter melon
Fiber 1.5g 2.9g Winter melon
Copper 0.129mg 0.023mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.61mg Winter melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 43mg 19mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 111mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 0IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.04mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.4mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.133mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.035mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg µg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 5µg Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.087g Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.002mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.009mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.003mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg mg Chili pepper
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Winter melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
3%
Winter melon
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 102mg)
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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.