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Pumpkin pie spice vs. Cayenne pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pumpkin pie spice and Cayenne pepper?

  • Pumpkin pie spice is richer in Manganese, Iron, and Calcium, yet Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin K.
  • Pumpkin pie spice's daily need coverage for Manganese is 602% higher.
  • Pumpkin pie spice has 5 times more Calcium than Cayenne pepper. Pumpkin pie spice has 682mg of Calcium, while Cayenne pepper has 148mg.

We used Spices, pumpkin pie spice and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +360.8%
Contains more Iron +152.7%
Contains more Copper +29.8%
Contains more Manganese +692.2%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.3%
Contains more Potassium +203.8%
Contains less Sodium -42.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Equal in Selenium - 8.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 205% 740% 98% 51% 59% 7% 65% 162% 2067% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48%
Contains more Calcium +360.8%
Contains more Iron +152.7%
Contains more Copper +29.8%
Contains more Manganese +692.2%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.3%
Contains more Potassium +203.8%
Contains less Sodium -42.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Equal in Selenium - 8.8

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 +15842.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1445.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +226.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +570.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +512.5%
Contains more Folate +341.7%
Contains more Choline +147.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +182.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 39% 0% 78% 33% 32% 43% 0% 93% 18% 0% 12% 71%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 29% 201%
Contains more Vitamin A +15842.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1445.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +226.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +570.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +512.5%
Contains more Folate +341.7%
Contains more Choline +147.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +182.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +22.3%
Contains more Protein +108.5%
Contains more Fats +37.1%
Contains more Other +54.9%
Equal in Water - 8.05
6% 13% 69% 8% 4%
Protein: 5.76 g
Fats: 12.6 g
Carbs: 69.28 g
Water: 8.46 g
Other: 3.9 g
12% 17% 57% 8% 6%
Protein: 12.01 g
Fats: 17.27 g
Carbs: 56.63 g
Water: 8.05 g
Other: 6.04 g
Contains more Carbs +22.3%
Contains more Protein +108.5%
Contains more Fats +37.1%
Contains more Other +54.9%
Equal in Water - 8.05

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +149.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +973.1%
78% 13% 9%
Saturated Fat: 6.53 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.102 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.78 g
23% 19% 58%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +149.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +973.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pumpkin pie spice Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pumpkin pie spice Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 54.48g 29.43g Pumpkin pie spice
Protein 5.76g 12.01g Cayenne pepper
Fats 12.6g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 69.28g 56.63g Pumpkin pie spice
Calories 342kcal 318kcal Pumpkin pie spice
Sugar 7.76g 10.34g Pumpkin pie spice
Fiber 14.8g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 682mg 148mg Pumpkin pie spice
Iron 19.71mg 7.8mg Pumpkin pie spice
Magnesium 136mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 118mg 293mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 663mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 52mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.37mg 2.48mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.484mg 0.373mg Pumpkin pie spice
Manganese 15.844mg 2mg Pumpkin pie spice
Selenium 9.3µg 8.8µg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin A 261IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 2081µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 1.93mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 23.4mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.131mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 2.243mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 24µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Choline 20.8mg 51.5mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin K 28.4µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 6.53g 3.26g Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 1.102g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.78g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pumpkin pie spice Cayenne pepper
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
33%
Pumpkin pie spice
360%
Cayenne pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
350%
Pumpkin pie spice
125%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.58g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.27g)
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)
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. Pumpkin pie spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171332/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.