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Chili Pepper vs. Sauerkraut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili Pepper and Sauerkraut different?

  • Chili Pepper are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, however, Sauerkraut is richer in Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili Pepper is 253% higher.
  • Chili Pepper contain 59 times more Vitamin A RAE than Sauerkraut. While Chili Pepper contain 59µg of Vitamin A RAE, Sauerkraut contains only 1µg.
  • Chili Pepper have less Sodium.

Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +81.3%
Contains more Manganese +57%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Selenium +20%
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 9% 56% 10% 9% 15% 87% 6% 32% 20% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +81.3%
Contains more Manganese +57%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Selenium +20%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +6450%
Contains more Vitamin E +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1549.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +564.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.5%
Equal in Folate - 24
Equal in Vitamin K - 13
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 2% 3% 0% 49% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 18% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +6450%
Contains more Vitamin E +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1549.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +564.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.5%
Equal in Folate - 24
Equal in Vitamin K - 13

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +119.8%
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Carbs +121%
Contains more Other +258.3%
Equal in Water - 92.52
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 9.46 g
Water: 87.74 g
Other: 0.6 g
4% 93% 2%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 4.28 g
Water: 92.52 g
Other: 2.15 g
Contains more Protein +119.8%
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Carbs +121%
Contains more Other +258.3%
Equal in Water - 92.52

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -38.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +62.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18.2%
15% 8% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g
30% 11% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.013 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.067 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -38.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +62.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18.2%

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 Sauerkraut
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili Pepper Sauerkraut Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 1.38g Chili Pepper
Protein 2g 0.91g Chili Pepper
Fats 0.2g 0.14g Chili Pepper
Carbs 9.46g 4.28g Chili Pepper
Calories 40kcal 19kcal Chili Pepper
Fructose 0.04g Sauerkraut
Sugar 5.1g 1.78g Sauerkraut
Fiber 1.5g 2.9g Sauerkraut
Calcium 18mg 30mg Sauerkraut
Iron 1.2mg 1.47mg Sauerkraut
Magnesium 25mg 13mg Chili Pepper
Phosphorus 46mg 20mg Chili Pepper
Potassium 340mg 170mg Chili Pepper
Sodium 7mg 661mg Chili Pepper
Zinc 0.3mg 0.19mg Chili Pepper
Copper 0.174mg 0.096mg Chili Pepper
Manganese 0.237mg 0.151mg Chili Pepper
Selenium 0.5µg 0.6µg Sauerkraut
Vitamin A 1179IU 18IU Chili Pepper
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 1µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.14mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 242.5mg 14.7mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.021mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.022mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.143mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.093mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.13mg Chili Pepper
Folate 23µg 24µg Sauerkraut
Vitamin K 14.3µg 13µg Chili Pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.008mg Chili Pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.025mg Chili Pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.021mg Chili Pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.029mg Chili Pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.031mg Chili Pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.009mg Chili Pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.023mg Chili Pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.03mg Chili Pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.016mg Chili Pepper
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.034g Chili Pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.013g Sauerkraut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.067g Chili Pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chili Pepper Sauerkraut
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
13%
Sauerkraut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Chili Pepper
24%
Sauerkraut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 654mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)
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

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. Sauerkraut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169279/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.