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Chili Pepper vs. Carrot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chili Pepper and Carrot

  • Chili Pepper have more Vitamin C, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B6, however, Carrot have more Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili Pepper is 263% higher.
  • Carrot has 4 times less Iron than Chili Pepper. Chili Pepper have 1.2mg of Iron, while Carrot has 0.3mg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Carrots, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +286.7%
Contains more Manganese +65.7%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58% 31% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15% 19% 1%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +286.7%
Contains more Manganese +65.7%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Equal in Potassium - 320

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +4010.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1317%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +347.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.983
Equal in Vitamin K - 13.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +4010.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1317%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +347.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.983
Equal in Vitamin K - 13.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +115.1%
Contains more Fats +20%
Contains more Other +60%
Equal in Carbs - 9.58
Equal in Water - 88.29
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 9.46 g
Water: 87.74 g
Other: 0.6 g
10% 88%
Protein: 0.93 g
Fats: 0.24 g
Carbs: 9.58 g
Water: 88.29 g
Other: 0.96 g
Contains more Protein +115.1%
Contains more Fats +20%
Contains more Other +60%
Equal in Carbs - 9.58
Equal in Water - 88.29

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.117
15% 8% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g
22% 8% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.037 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.117 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.117

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chili Pepper Carrot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili Pepper Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 6.78g Chili Pepper
Protein 2g 0.93g Chili Pepper
Fats 0.2g 0.24g Carrot
Carbs 9.46g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 40kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 5.1g 4.74g Carrot
Fiber 1.5g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 18mg 33mg Carrot
Iron 1.2mg 0.3mg Chili Pepper
Magnesium 25mg 12mg Chili Pepper
Phosphorus 46mg 35mg Chili Pepper
Potassium 340mg 320mg Chili Pepper
Sodium 7mg 69mg Chili Pepper
Zinc 0.3mg 0.24mg Chili Pepper
Copper 0.174mg 0.045mg Chili Pepper
Manganese 0.237mg 0.143mg Chili Pepper
Selenium 0.5µg 0.1µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin A 1179IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 835µg Carrot
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.66mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 242.5mg 5.9mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.066mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.058mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.983mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.273mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.138mg Chili Pepper
Folate 23µg 19µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin K 14.3µg 13.2µg Chili Pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.012mg Chili Pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine 0.105mg 0.102mg Chili Pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine 0.024mg 0.02mg Chili Pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.061mg Chili Pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.069mg Chili Pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.04mg Chili Pepper
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.037g Chili Pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.014g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.117g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili Pepper Carrot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
90%
Chili Pepper
98%
Carrot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Chili Pepper
12%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.36g)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chili Pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/nutrients
  2. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.