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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, 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 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 Potassium +92.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains less Sodium -61%
Contains more Calcium +346.6%
Contains more Copper +48.3%
Equal in Iron - 7.06
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 265% 199% 93% 97% 185% 28% 49% 11%
Contains more Iron +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains less Sodium -61%
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 C +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +7605.6%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 131% 33% 0% 0% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 0% 0% 27%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +7605.6%
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 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 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

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Cayenne pepper Allspice
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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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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