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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 RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Manganese.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE 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 Phosphorus +41.3%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +87.3%
Contains more Iron +38.1%
Contains more Magnesium +97.4%
Contains more Potassium +68.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.3%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +87.3%
Contains more Iron +38.1%
Contains more Magnesium +97.4%
Contains more Potassium +68.8%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4352.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +6266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +993.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Folate +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 1%
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 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4352.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +6266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +993.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Folate +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 63.73g 29.43g Garlic powder
Protein 16.55g 12.01g Garlic powder
Fats 0.73g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 72.73g 56.63g Garlic powder
Calories 331kcal 318kcal Garlic powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.31g g Garlic powder
Sugar 2.43g 10.34g Garlic powder
Fiber 9g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 79mg 148mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 5.65mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 77mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 414mg 293mg Garlic powder
Potassium 1193mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 60mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.99mg 2.48mg Garlic powder
Copper 0.533mg 0.373mg Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.67mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.435mg 0.328mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 0.796mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.743mg mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 47µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.121mg mg Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374mg mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414mg mg Garlic powder
Leucine 0.728mg mg Garlic powder
Lysine 0.768mg mg Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111mg mg Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0.525mg mg Garlic powder
Valine 0.667mg mg Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263mg mg Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.249g 3.26g Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

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Garlic powder 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
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

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.

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.