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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

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3 and Magnesium, while Heart of palm has more Vitamin K.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin A 231% more than Heart of palm.
  • Cayenne pepper contains 60 times more Vitamin E than Heart of palm. While Cayenne pepper contains 29.83mg of Vitamin E , Heart of palm contains only 0.5mg.

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
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Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 6% 160% 8% 215% 102% 60% 2%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%

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 C +855%
Contains more Vitamin A +61091.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +341.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 5% 10% 0% 13% 42% 17% 0% 187% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +855%
Contains more Vitamin A +61091.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5866%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +341.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the 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 table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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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 contains less Sugars?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cayenne pepper Heart of palm Opinion
Calories 318 115 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 2.7 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 0.2 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 8 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 25.61 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 1.69 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148 18 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014 1806 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 10 Cayenne pepper
Sugars 10.34 17.16 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 1.5 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.644 Heart of palm
Zinc 2.48 3.73 Heart of palm
Starch
Phosphorus 293 140 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 14 Heart of palm
Vitamin A 41610 68 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 0.5 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.05 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.18 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 0.9 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.81 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 0 Cayenne pepper
Folate 106 24 Cayenne pepper
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.046 Heart of palm
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.005 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.089 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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 of 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.