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Cayenne pepper vs. Dried rosemary — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cayenne pepper and Dried rosemary?

  • Cayenne pepper is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Potassium, yet Dried rosemary is higher in Iron, Calcium, Fiber, and Folate.
  • Dried rosemary's daily need coverage for Iron is 268% more.
  • Cayenne pepper has 13 times more Vitamin A RAE than Dried rosemary. While Cayenne pepper has 2081µg of Vitamin A RAE, Dried rosemary has only 156µg.

We used Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Spices, rosemary, dried types in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +318.6%
Contains more Potassium +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Selenium +91.3%
Contains more Calcium +764.9%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Magnesium +44.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Copper +47.5%
Equal in Manganese - 1.867
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 384% 1097% 158% 30% 85% 7% 89% 184% 244% 26%
Contains more Phosphorus +318.6%
Contains more Potassium +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Selenium +91.3%
Contains more Calcium +764.9%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Magnesium +44.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Copper +47.5%
Equal in Manganese - 1.867

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +1230.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +770.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.7%
Contains more Folate +189.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 29% 201%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 188% 0% 0% 204% 129% 99% 19% 0% 402% 231% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1230.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +770.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.7%
Contains more Folate +189.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +146.1%
Contains more Fats +13.5%
Contains more Carbs +13.1%
Contains more Water +15.7%
Equal in Other - 6.53
12% 17% 57% 8% 6%
Protein: 12.01 g
Fats: 17.27 g
Carbs: 56.63 g
Water: 8.05 g
Other: 6.04 g
5% 15% 64% 9% 7%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 15.22 g
Carbs: 64.06 g
Water: 9.31 g
Other: 6.53 g
Contains more Protein +146.1%
Contains more Fats +13.5%
Contains more Carbs +13.1%
Contains more Water +15.7%
Equal in Other - 6.53

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +257.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 3.014
23% 19% 58%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g
58% 24% 18%
Saturated Fat: 7.371 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.339 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +257.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 3.014

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cayenne pepper Dried rosemary
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Dried rosemary Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 21.46g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 4.88g Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27g 15.22g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 64.06g Dried rosemary
Calories 318kcal 331kcal Dried rosemary
Sugar 10.34g Dried rosemary
Fiber 27.2g 42.6g Dried rosemary
Calcium 148mg 1280mg Dried rosemary
Iron 7.8mg 29.25mg Dried rosemary
Magnesium 152mg 220mg Dried rosemary
Phosphorus 293mg 70mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 955mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 50mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48mg 3.23mg Dried rosemary
Copper 0.373mg 0.55mg Dried rosemary
Manganese 2mg 1.867mg Cayenne pepper
Selenium 8.8µg 4.6µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610IU 3128IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A RAE 2081µg 156µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4mg 61.2mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.514mg Dried rosemary
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.428mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 1mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 1.74mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 307µg Dried rosemary
Choline 51.5mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin K 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 7.371g Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 3.014g Dried rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 2.339g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cayenne pepper Dried rosemary
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
360%
Cayenne pepper
98%
Dried rosemary
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
125%
Cayenne pepper
230%
Dried rosemary

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dried rosemary
Dried rosemary is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried rosemary
Dried rosemary is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Dried rosemary
Dried rosemary is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.111g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/nutrients
  2. Dried rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171333/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.