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Cayenne pepper vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cayenne pepper and Lychee

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Vitamin B3, however Lychee is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily Vitamin A needs 231% more than Lychee.
  • Lychee contains 426 times less Vitamin E than Cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper contains 29.83mg of Vitamin E , while Lychee contains 0.07mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Litchis, 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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Lychee
Contains more Iron +2416.1%
Contains more Calcium +2860%
Contains more Potassium +1077.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Copper +152%
Contains more Zinc +3442.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +845.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Iron +2416.1%
Contains more Calcium +2860%
Contains more Potassium +1077.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1420%
Contains more Copper +152%
Contains more Zinc +3442.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +845.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%

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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Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +42514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2881.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1343%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2350%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
Contains more Folate +657.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 71.5
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 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +42514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2881.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1343%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2350%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
Contains more Folate +657.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 71.5

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
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
13
Lychee

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
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
17%
Lychee
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
2%
Lychee

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

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Cayenne pepper Lychee
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.161g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lychee
Lychee is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.89g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Lychee Opinion
Calories 318 66 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 0.83 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 0.44 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 71.5 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 16.53 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 0.31 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148 5 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014 171 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 10 Cayenne pepper
Sugar 10.34 15.23 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 1.3 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.148 Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48 0.07 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 293 31 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 1 Lychee
Vitamin A 41610 0 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 0.07 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.011 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.065 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 0.603 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.1 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 0.4 Cayenne pepper
Folate 106 14 Cayenne pepper
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.099 Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.12 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.132 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
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 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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.