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Potato vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Potato and Chili pepper

  • Potato contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, and Vitamin A than Chili pepper.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 138% higher.
  • The amount of Sugar in Potato is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, 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 Potassium +32%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +27.2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +27.2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
Potato
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +629.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +47500%
Contains more Vitamin E +6800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +629.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +47500%
Contains more Vitamin E +6800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +53.3%

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
18
Potato
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
20
Chili 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
12%
Potato
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
0%
Potato
2%
Chili pepper

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.
Potato Chili pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Potato Chili pepper
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 is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 77 40 Potato
Protein 2.05 1.87 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.44 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 19.7 143.7 Chili pepper
Net carbs 15.390000343322754 7.309999942779541 Potato
Carbs 17.49 8.81 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 1.03 Chili pepper
Calcium 12 14 Chili pepper
Potassium 425 322 Potato
Magnesium 23 23
Sugar 0.82 5.3 Potato
Fiber 2.1 1.5 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.129 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.3 0.26 Potato
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 43 Potato
Sodium 6 9 Potato
Vitamin A 2 952 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.01 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.072 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.086 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.061 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.201 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 14 Chili pepper
Folate 15 23 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.042 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.024 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.021 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.067 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.066 0.065 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.107 0.089 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.024 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.062 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.084 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.041 Chili pepper
Fructose 0.26 Potato

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/nutrients
  2. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.