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Rye vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rye and Cayenne pepper

  • The amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin B3 in Cayenne pepper is higher than in Rye.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin A 231% more than Rye.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Rye grain 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 Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Iron +196.6%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Potassium +294.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.373
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 99% 8% 45% 79% 123% 73% 143% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Iron +196.6%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Potassium +294.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.373
Equal in Zinc - 2.48

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
Rye
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +378172.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +3409.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1261%
Contains more Folate +178.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.328
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 17% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 0% 15% 29%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +378172.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +3409.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1261%
Contains more Folate +178.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.328

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.
Rye Cayenne 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 minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rye Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 338kcal 318kcal Rye
Protein 10.34g 12.01g Cayenne pepper
Fats 1.63g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 0mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Net carbs 60.76g 29.43g Rye
Carbs 75.86g 56.63g Rye
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.63mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Calcium 24mg 148mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 510mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 110mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Sugar 0.98g 10.34g Rye
Fiber 15.1g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.367mg 0.373mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.65mg 2.48mg Rye
Starch g g
Phosphorus 332mg 293mg Rye
Sodium 2mg 30mg Rye
Vitamin A 11IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.85mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.316mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 4.27mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 1.456mg mg Rye
Vitamin B6 0.294mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.9µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Folate 38µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Trans Fat 0g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.197g 3.26g Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.208g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.767g 8.37g Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.108mg mg Rye
Threonine 0.289mg mg Rye
Isoleucine 0.208mg mg Rye
Leucine 0.563mg mg Rye
Lysine 0.286mg mg Rye
Methionine 0.153mg mg Rye
Phenylalanine 0.435mg mg Rye
Valine 0.317mg mg Rye
Histidine 0.189mg mg Rye
Fructose 0.11g g Rye

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rye Cayenne pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Rye
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
71
Rye
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
62%
Rye
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
76%
Rye
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
8%
Rye
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rye
Rye is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.063g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
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. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.