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Pumpkin vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pumpkin and Chili pepper

  • Pumpkin has more Vitamin A RAE, while Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 150% higher.
  • Chili pepper contains 9 times less Vitamin A RAE than Pumpkin. Pumpkin contains 426µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Chili pepper contains 48µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Pumpkin is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Pumpkin, 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 Calcium +50%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Iron +28.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Copper - 0.129
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 30% 9% 19% 30% 1% 9% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Iron +28.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Copper - 0.129

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 A +794.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1496.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +729.5%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1172.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 511% 22% 0% 30% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 12% 0% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin A +794.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1496.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +729.5%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1172.7%

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.
Pumpkin Chili pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price 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 Pumpkin Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 6g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 1g 1.87g Chili pepper
Fats 0.1g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 6.5g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 26kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.76g 5.3g Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5g 1.5g Chili pepper
Calcium 21mg 14mg Pumpkin
Iron 0.8mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 12mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 44mg 43mg Pumpkin
Potassium 340mg 322mg Pumpkin
Sodium 1mg 9mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32mg 0.26mg Pumpkin
Copper 0.127mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 8513IU 952IU Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06mg 0.69mg Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.086mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.298mg 0.201mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 16µg 23µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg 14µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.029mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.031mg 0.065mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.046mg 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.054mg 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.011mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.032mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.035mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.016mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.024g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pumpkin Chili 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
55
Pumpkin
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
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
6%
Pumpkin
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 - 19)
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

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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.