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Cayenne pepper vs Basil - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Basil
Contains more Iron +146.1%
Contains more Potassium +582.7%
Contains more Magnesium +137.5%
Contains more Zinc +206.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +423.2%
Contains more Calcium +19.6%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.385
Contains more Iron +146.1%
Contains more Potassium +582.7%
Contains more Magnesium +137.5%
Contains more Zinc +206.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +423.2%
Contains more Calcium +19.6%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.385

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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Basil
Contains more Vitamin C +324.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +688.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +3628.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +864.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +864.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1480.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +416.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +324.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +688.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +3628.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +864.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +864.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1480.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +416.6%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
363
Cayenne pepper
170
Basil
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne pepper
34
Basil

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 the food
Protein
72%
Cayenne pepper
19%
Basil
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
3%
Basil
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
3%
Basil

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cayenne pepper Basil
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Basil
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 glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Basil
Basil contains less Sugars (difference - 10.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.219g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cayenne pepper Basil Opinion
Calories 318 23 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 3.15 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 0.64 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 18 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 2.65 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 3.17 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148 177 Basil
Potassium 2014 295 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 64 Cayenne pepper
Sugars 10.34 0.3 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 1.6 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.385 Basil
Zinc 2.48 0.81 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 293 56 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 4 Basil
Vitamin A 41610 5275 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 0.8 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.034 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.076 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 0.902 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.209 Basil
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.155 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 414.8 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.041 Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.088 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.389 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.039 Basil
Threonine 0.104 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 Basil
Leucine 0.191 Basil
Lysine 0.11 Basil
Methionine 0.036 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 Basil
Valine 0.127 Basil
Histidine 0.051 Basil
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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