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Shallot vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Shallot and Chili pepper?

  • Shallot is richer in Fiber, while Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 151% higher.
  • Chili pepper has 3 times less Calcium than Shallot. Shallot has 37mg of Calcium, while Chili pepper has 14mg.
  • Chili pepper is lower in Sugar.

We used Shallots, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Calcium +164.3%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.5%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Calcium +164.3%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.5%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Potassium - 322
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
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1696.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +23700%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +330%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +522%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
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 B5 +44.3%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1696.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +23700%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +330%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +522%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%

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
15
Shallot
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
0%
Shallot
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.
Shallot Chili pepper
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Shallot 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 Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 72 40 Shallot
Protein 2.5 1.87 Shallot
Fats 0.1 0.44 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 8 143.7 Chili pepper
Net carbs 13.600000381469727 7.309999942779541 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 8.81 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 1.03 Shallot
Calcium 37 14 Shallot
Potassium 334 322 Shallot
Magnesium 21 23 Chili pepper
Sugar 7.87 5.3 Chili pepper
Fiber 3.2 1.5 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.129 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.4 0.26 Shallot
Starch
Phosphorus 60 43 Shallot
Sodium 12 9 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 4 952 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.04 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.072 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.086 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.2 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.201 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 14 Chili pepper
Folate 34 23 Shallot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.042 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.024 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.028 0.026 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 0.074 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 0.065 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 0.105 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 0.089 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 0.024 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.062 Shallot
Valine 0.11 0.084 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 0.041 Shallot
Fructose

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.