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Cayenne pepper vs Allspice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cayenne pepper and Allspice

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Fiber, however Allspice is richer in Calcium, and Manganese.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 228% more.
  • Cayenne pepper contains 15 times more Vitamin B2 than Allspice. Cayenne pepper contains 0.919mg of Vitamin B2, while Allspice contains 0.063mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Spices, allspice, ground.

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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 +10.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains less Sodium -61%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Calcium +346.6%
Contains more Copper +48.3%
Equal in Iron - 7.06
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 265% 97% 49% 93% 11% 28% 185%
Contains more Iron +10.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains less Sodium -61%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Calcium +346.6%
Contains more Copper +48.3%
Equal in Iron - 7.06

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 A +7605.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1358.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1066.7%
Contains more Folate +194.4%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 0% 0% 131% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 27% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +7605.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1358.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1066.7%
Contains more Folate +194.4%

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.
Cayenne pepper Allspice
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Allspice Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 50.52g Allspice
Protein 12.01g 6.09g Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27g 8.69g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 72.12g Allspice
Calories 318kcal 263kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.34g g Allspice
Fiber 27.2g 21.6g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 661mg Allspice
Iron 7.8mg 7.06mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 135mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 113mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 1044mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 77mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48mg 1.01mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373mg 0.553mg Allspice
Vitamin A 41610IU 540IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 39.2mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.101mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.063mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 2.86mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.21mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 36µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 2.55g Allspice
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.66g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 2.36g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cayenne pepper Allspice
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
388
Cayenne pepper
28
Allspice
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
115
Allspice

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
37%
Allspice
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
72%
Allspice
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
40%
Allspice

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.71g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/nutrients
  2. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/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.