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Poppy seed vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Poppy seed and Cayenne pepper

  • Poppy seed has more Manganese, Copper, Calcium, and Phosphorus, however Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cayenne pepper is 231% higher.
  • Cayenne pepper has 10 times less Calcium than Poppy seed. Poppy seed has 1438mg of Calcium, while Cayenne pepper has 148mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, poppy seed and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne.

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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 +871.6%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains more Magnesium +128.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.3%
Contains more Zinc +218.5%
Contains more Copper +336.2%
Contains more Potassium +180.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Calcium +871.6%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains more Magnesium +128.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.3%
Contains more Zinc +218.5%
Contains more Copper +336.2%
Contains more Potassium +180.1%

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 B1 +160.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1585.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +7540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +819%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +871.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +891.9%
Contains more Folate +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1585.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +7540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +819%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +871.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +891.9%
Contains more Folate +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Poppy seed Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 8.63g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 17.99g 12.01g Poppy seed
Fats 41.56g 17.27g Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 525kcal 318kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose 0.29g g Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99g 10.34g Poppy seed
Fiber 19.5g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 1438mg 148mg Poppy seed
Iron 9.76mg 7.8mg Poppy seed
Magnesium 347mg 152mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 870mg 293mg Poppy seed
Potassium 719mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 26mg 30mg Poppy seed
Zinc 7.9mg 2.48mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.627mg 0.373mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 1.77mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.854mg 0.328mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 0.896mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.324mg mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 82µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.184mg mg Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686mg mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819mg mg Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321mg mg Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952mg mg Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502mg mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg mg Poppy seed
Valine 1.095mg mg Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471mg mg Poppy seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 4.517g 3.26g Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982g 2.75g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569g 8.37g Poppy seed

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Poppy seed Cayenne pepper
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
36
Poppy seed
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
280
Poppy seed
118
Cayenne pepper

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
108%
Poppy seed
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
28%
Poppy seed
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
192%
Poppy seed
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.257g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/nutrients
  2. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.