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Cayenne pepper vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cayenne pepper and Broccoli

  • Cayenne pepper is higher than Broccoli in Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, and Copper.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 228% higher.
  • Cayenne pepper has 38 times more Vitamin E than Broccoli. While Cayenne pepper has 29.83mg of Vitamin E , Broccoli has only 0.78mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Broccoli, 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 +214.9%
Contains more Iron +968.5%
Contains more Magnesium +623.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.9%
Contains more Potassium +537.3%
Contains more Zinc +504.9%
Contains more Copper +661.2%
Equal in Sodium - 33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Contains more Calcium +214.9%
Contains more Iron +968.5%
Contains more Magnesium +623.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.9%
Contains more Potassium +537.3%
Contains more Zinc +504.9%
Contains more Copper +661.2%
Equal in Sodium - 33

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 +6579%
Contains more Vitamin E +3724.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +362%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +685.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1261.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1300%
Contains more Folate +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.5%
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 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin A +6579%
Contains more Vitamin E +3724.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +362%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +685.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1261.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1300%
Contains more Folate +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 4.04g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 2.82g Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27g 0.37g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 6.64g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 34kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g 0g Broccoli
Fructose g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar 10.34g 1.7g Broccoli
Fiber 27.2g 2.6g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 47mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 0.73mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 21mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 66mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 316mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 33mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48mg 0.41mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373mg 0.049mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610IU 623IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.78mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 89.2mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.071mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.117mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 0.639mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.573mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.175mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 63µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 101.6µg Broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.033mg Broccoli
Threonine mg 0.088mg Broccoli
Isoleucine mg 0.079mg Broccoli
Leucine mg 0.129mg Broccoli
Lysine mg 0.135mg Broccoli
Methionine mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine mg 0.125mg Broccoli
Histidine mg 0.059mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.039g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.011g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.038g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
18
Broccoli

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
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
7%
Broccoli
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.64g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.221g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.