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Cayenne pepper vs Heart of palm - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cayenne pepper and Heart of palm

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium in Cayenne pepper is higher than in Heart of palm.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 231% more than Heart of palm.
  • Cayenne pepper contains 10000000 times more Vitamin K than Heart of palm. While Cayenne pepper contains 80.3µg of Vitamin K, Heart of palm contains only 0µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Hearts of palm, 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 +722.2%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Zinc +50.4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 64% 8% 60% 160% 2% 102% 215%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Zinc +50.4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%

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 +61091.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
Contains more Vitamin C +855%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +556%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +410.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +866.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.5%
Contains more Folate +341.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 5% 10% 0% 27% 13% 42% 17% 0% 187% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +61091.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
Contains more Vitamin C +855%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +556%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +410.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +866.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.5%
Contains more Folate +341.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Heart of palm
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Heart of palm Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 24.11g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 2.7g Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27g 0.2g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 25.61g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 115kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.34g 17.16g Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2g 1.5g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 18mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 1.69mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 10mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 140mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 1806mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 14mg Heart of palm
Zinc 2.48mg 3.73mg Heart of palm
Copper 0.373mg 0.644mg Heart of palm
Vitamin A 41610IU 68IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.5mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 8mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.05mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.18mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 0.9mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.81mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 24µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 0µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.046g Heart of palm
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.005g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.089g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cayenne pepper Heart of palm
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
26
Heart of palm
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
77
Heart of palm

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
16%
Heart of palm
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
26%
Heart of palm
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
1%
Heart of palm

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.214g)
Which food is cheaper?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.82g)
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 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. Heart of palm - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167714/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.