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Seed vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Seed and Cayenne pepper?

  • Seed is higher in Selenium, Phosphorus, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, and Manganese, yet Cayenne pepper is higher in Vitamin E , Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 196% more.
  • Seed has 6 times more Selenium than Cayenne pepper. While Seed has 55.2µg of Selenium, Cayenne pepper has only 8.8µg.

We used Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne types in this article.

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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 +326.4%
Contains more Magnesium +120.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.5%
Contains less Sodium -46.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.7%
Contains more Copper +147.7%
Contains more Potassium +394.8%
Equal in Iron - 7.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Calcium +326.4%
Contains more Magnesium +120.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.5%
Contains less Sodium -46.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.7%
Contains more Copper +147.7%
Contains more Potassium +394.8%
Equal in Iron - 7.8

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
Seed
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +89%
Contains more Vitamin A +76955.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
Contains more Vitamin C +4675%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +440.6%
Contains more Folate +116.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.701
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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 +89%
Contains more Vitamin A +76955.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
Contains more Vitamin C +4675%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +440.6%
Contains more Folate +116.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.701

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.
Seed Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 Seed Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 16.54g 12.01g Seed
Fats 30.74g 17.27g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 486kcal 318kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 10.34g Seed
Fiber 34.4g 27.2g Seed
Calcium 631mg 148mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 335mg 152mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 293mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 16mg 30mg Seed
Zinc 4.58mg 2.48mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.373mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.5mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 1.6mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.328mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 8.701mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 49µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.436mg mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.33g 3.26g Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 8.37g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
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
35
Seed
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
195
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
99%
Seed
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
142%
Seed
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
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

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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.