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Cayenne pepper vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cayenne pepper and Mustard?

  • Cayenne pepper is richer than Mustard in Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 231% more.
  • Cayenne pepper has 255 times more Vitamin C than Mustard. While Cayenne pepper has 76.4mg of Vitamin C, Mustard has only 0.3mg.

We used Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Mustard, prepared, yellow 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +384.5%
Contains more Calcium +134.9%
Contains more Potassium +1225%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Copper +404.1%
Contains more Zinc +287.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Contains more Iron +384.5%
Contains more Calcium +134.9%
Contains more Potassium +1225%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Copper +404.1%
Contains more Zinc +287.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%

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 +25366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +38074.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +8186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1212.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3400%
Contains more Vitamin K +5635.7%
Contains more Folate +1414.3%
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 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +25366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +38074.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +8186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1212.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3400%
Contains more Vitamin K +5635.7%
Contains more Folate +1414.3%

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
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
45
Mustard

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
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
6%
Mustard
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
15%
Mustard

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cayenne pepper Mustard
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 is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.046g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 1074mg)
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

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Mustard Opinion
Calories 318 60 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 3.74 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 3.34 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 0.3 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 5.83 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 1.61 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148 63 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014 152 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 48 Cayenne pepper
Sugar 10.34 0.92 Mustard
Fiber 27.2 4 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.074 Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48 0.64 Cayenne pepper
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 293 108 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 1104 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610 109 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 0.36 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.177 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.07 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 0.565 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.254 Mustard
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.07 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 1.4 Cayenne pepper
Folate 106 7 Cayenne pepper
Trans Fat 0.009 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.214 Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 2.182 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.774 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.009 Mustard
Threonine 0.167 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 Mustard
Leucine 0.292 Mustard
Lysine 0.264 Mustard
Methionine 0.076 Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161 Mustard
Valine 0.189 Mustard
Histidine 0.119 Mustard
Fructose 0.23 Mustard

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. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.