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Cayenne pepper vs Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cayenne pepper and Bean

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Fiber, while Bean has more Vitamin A RAE, Folate, and Copper.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 231% more than Bean.
  • Cayenne pepper contains 142 times more Vitamin E than Bean. While Cayenne pepper contains 29.83mg of Vitamin E , Bean contains only 0.21mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw.

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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 Calcium +31%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +139.4%
Equal in Zinc - 2.28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 191% 126% 177% 123% 2% 63% 298%
Contains more Calcium +31%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +139.4%
Equal in Zinc - 2.28

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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Bean
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +14104.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1112.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +333.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +641.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +416.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1333.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Folate +395.3%
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 0% 5% 0% 21% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 394% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +14104.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1112.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +333.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +641.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +416.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1333.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Folate +395.3%

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 Bean
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Bean Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 47.05g Bean
Protein 12.01g 21.42g Bean
Fats 17.27g 1.23g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 62.55g Bean
Calories 318kcal 347kcal Bean
Starch g 34.17g Bean
Fructose g 0g Bean
Sugar 10.34g 2.11g Bean
Fiber 27.2g 15.5g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 113mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 5.07mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 176mg Bean
Phosphorus 293mg 411mg Bean
Potassium 2014mg 1393mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 12mg Bean
Zinc 2.48mg 2.28mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373mg 0.893mg Bean
Vitamin A 41610IU 0IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.21mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 6.3mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.713mg Bean
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.212mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 1.174mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.785mg Bean
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.474mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 525µg Bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 5.6µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.237mg Bean
Threonine mg 0.81mg Bean
Isoleucine mg 0.871mg Bean
Leucine mg 1.558mg Bean
Lysine mg 1.356mg Bean
Methionine mg 0.259mg Bean
Phenylalanine mg 1.095mg Bean
Valine mg 0.998mg Bean
Histidine mg 0.556mg Bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.235g Bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.229g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.407g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Bean
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
70
Bean
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
126
Bean

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
129%
Bean
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
63%
Bean
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
6%
Bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bean
Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bean
Bean contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean
Bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.025g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bean
Bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/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.