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Garlic powder vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Garlic powder and Cayenne pepper

  • Garlic powder is higher in Selenium, however Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Manganese.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 231% higher.
  • Garlic powder has 3 times more Selenium than Cayenne pepper. While Garlic powder has 23.9µg of Selenium, Cayenne pepper has only 8.8µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, garlic powder 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 Copper +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.3%
Contains more Iron +38.1%
Contains more Calcium +87.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.3%
Contains more Iron +38.1%
Contains more Calcium +87.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 B1 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +6266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4352.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +993.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
Contains more Folate +125.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 14% 0% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 0% 1% 36%
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 B1 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +6266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4352.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +993.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
Contains more Folate +125.5%

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
53
Garlic powder
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
105
Garlic powder
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%
Garlic powder
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
80%
Cayenne 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.
Garlic powder Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Garlic powder Cayenne pepper
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.91g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 331 318 Garlic powder
Protein 16.55 12.01 Garlic powder
Fats 0.73 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 1.2 76.4 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 72.73 56.63 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 7.8 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 79 148 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 1193 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 77 152 Cayenne pepper
Sugar 2.43 10.34 Garlic powder
Fiber 9 27.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.533 0.373 Garlic powder
Zinc 2.99 2.48 Garlic powder
Starch
Phosphorus 414 293 Garlic powder
Sodium 60 30 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 0 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.67 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0.328 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 0.796 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.743 Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folate 47 106 Cayenne pepper
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.249 3.26 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 8.37 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.121 Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374 Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414 Garlic powder
Leucine 0.728 Garlic powder
Lysine 0.768 Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111 Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0.525 Garlic powder
Valine 0.667 Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263 Garlic powder
Fructose 0.31 Garlic powder

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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.