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Cayenne pepper vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cayenne pepper and Cocoa solids?

  • Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K, yet Cocoa solids are richer in Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 379% higher.
  • Cayenne pepper has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cocoa solids. Cayenne pepper has 2081µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cocoa solids have 0µg.

We used Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened types in this 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
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains more Iron +77.7%
Contains more Magnesium +228.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +150.5%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +174.6%
Contains more Copper +915.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains more Iron +77.7%
Contains more Magnesium +228.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +150.5%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +174.6%
Contains more Copper +915.5%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +29730%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1976.3%
Contains more Folate +231.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3112%
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% 2% 0% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +29730%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1976.3%
Contains more Folate +231.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3112%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Cocoa solids Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 20.9g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 19.6g Cocoa solids
Fats 17.27g 13.7g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 57.9g Cocoa solids
Calories 318kcal 228kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.34g 1.75g Cocoa solids
Fiber 27.2g 37g Cocoa solids
Calcium 148mg 128mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 13.86mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 152mg 499mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 293mg 734mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 2014mg 1524mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 21mg Cocoa solids
Zinc 2.48mg 6.81mg Cocoa solids
Copper 0.373mg 3.788mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 41610IU 0IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.1mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 0mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.078mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.241mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 2.185mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.254mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.118mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 32µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 2.5µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.293mg Cocoa solids
Threonine mg 0.776mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine mg 0.76mg Cocoa solids
Leucine mg 1.189mg Cocoa solids
Lysine mg 0.983mg Cocoa solids
Methionine mg 0.202mg Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine mg 0.941mg Cocoa solids
Valine mg 1.177mg Cocoa solids
Histidine mg 0.339mg Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.26g 8.07g Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 4.57g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.44g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Cocoa solids
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
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
352
Cocoa solids

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
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
63%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.81g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.