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Chili Pepper vs. Vegetable — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chili Pepper and Vegetable

  • Chili Pepper have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Potassium, however, Vegetable have more Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, Vitamin K, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili Pepper is 266% higher.
  • Vegetable has 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Chili Pepper. Chili Pepper have 0.278mg of Vitamin B6, while Vegetable has 0.074mg.
  • Vegetable is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 +46.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +109.6%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains more Manganese +59.9%
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 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28% 50% 2%
Contains more Iron +46.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +109.6%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains more Manganese +59.9%

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 E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +262.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.3%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +262.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Protein +43%
Contains more Carbs +38.4%
Contains more Other +11.7%
Equal in Water - 83.23
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 9.46 g
Water: 87.74 g
Other: 0.6 g
3% 13% 83%
Protein: 2.86 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 13.09 g
Water: 83.23 g
Other: 0.67 g
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Protein +43%
Contains more Carbs +38.4%
Contains more Other +11.7%
Equal in Water - 83.23

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +51.4%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.01
15% 8% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g
27% 9% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.031 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.072 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +51.4%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.01

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili Pepper Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 8.69g Vegetable
Protein 2g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Chili Pepper
Carbs 9.46g 13.09g Vegetable
Calories 40kcal 65kcal Vegetable
Sugar 5.1g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 1.5g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 18mg 25mg Vegetable
Iron 1.2mg 0.82mg Chili Pepper
Magnesium 25mg 22mg Chili Pepper
Phosphorus 46mg 51mg Vegetable
Potassium 340mg 169mg Chili Pepper
Sodium 7mg 35mg Chili Pepper
Zinc 0.3mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.174mg 0.083mg Chili Pepper
Manganese 0.237mg 0.379mg Vegetable
Selenium 0.5µg 0.3µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin A 1179IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 214µg Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.38mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 242.5mg 3.2mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.071mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.851mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.151mg Vegetable
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.074mg Chili Pepper
Folate 23µg 19µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin K 14.3µg 23.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.074mg 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.105mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.089mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.024mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine 0.084mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.041mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.031g Chili Pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.01g Chili Pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.072g Chili Pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili Pepper Vegetable
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
36%
Vegetable
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Chili Pepper
19%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.98g)
Which food is cheaper?
Vegetable
Vegetable is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
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 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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.