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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
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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%

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
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 the food
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
3%
Winter melon
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Winter melon

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 Winter melon
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
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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Comparison summary

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