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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 RAE, however Cassava have more Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 247% higher.
  • Cassava has 59 times less Vitamin A RAE than Peppers. Peppers have 59µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +344.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.4%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +74%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +344.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.4%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +74%
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 A +8969.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1077.2%
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 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 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +8969.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1077.2%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Cassava Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 36.26g Cassava
Protein 2g 1.36g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.28g Cassava
Carbs 9.46g 38.06g Cassava
Calories 40kcal 160kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 1.7g Cassava
Fiber 1.5g 1.8g Cassava
Calcium 18mg 16mg Peppers
Iron 1.2mg 0.27mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 21mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 27mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 271mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 14mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.34mg Cassava
Copper 0.174mg 0.1mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 13IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.19mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 20.6mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.087mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.048mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.854mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.107mg Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.088mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 27µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 1.9µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.019mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg 0.028mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.027mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg 0.039mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.044mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg 0.011mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.026mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg 0.035mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg 0.02mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.074g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.075g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.048g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Cassava
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
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

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)

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.