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Peppers vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peppers and Cassava

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin K, Copper, and Vitamin A, however Cassava have more Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 247% higher.
  • Cassava has 59 times less Vitamin A than Peppers. Peppers have 59µg of Vitamin A, while Cassava has 1µg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Cassava, 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 +344.4%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Copper +74%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Contains more Iron +344.4%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Copper +74%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%

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 +1077.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +8969.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.4%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.087
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +1077.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +8969.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.4%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.087

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
90
Peppers
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
14
Cassava

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
12%
Peppers
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
38%
Cassava
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Cassava

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.
Peppers Cassava
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

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Peppers Cassava
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 Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 84)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Cassava Opinion
Calories 40 160 Cassava
Protein 2 1.36 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.28 Cassava
Vitamin C 242.5 20.6 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.27 Peppers
Calcium 18 16 Peppers
Potassium 340 271 Peppers
Magnesium 25 21 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 1.7 Cassava
Fiber 1.5 1.8 Cassava
Copper 0.174 0.1 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.34 Cassava
Starch
Phosphorus 46 27 Peppers
Sodium 7 14 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 13 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.19 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.087 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.048 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.854 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.107 Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.088 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 1.9 Peppers
Folate 23 27 Cassava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.074 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.075 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.048 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.019 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.028 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.027 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.039 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.044 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.011 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.026 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.035 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.02 Peppers
Fructose

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/nutrients
  2. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.