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Cayenne pepper vs Nattō - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cayenne pepper and Nattō

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin K, and Potassium, however Nattō has more Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cayenne pepper is 231% higher.
  • Nattō has 10000000 times less Vitamin B3 than Cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper has 8.701mg of Vitamin B3, while Nattō has 0mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Natto.

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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 Magnesium +32.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.4%
Contains more Potassium +176.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.6%
Contains more Iron +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +78.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Contains more Magnesium +32.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.4%
Contains more Potassium +176.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.6%
Contains more Iron +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +78.8%

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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Nattō
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +298200%
Contains more Vitamin C +487.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +383.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1784.6%
Contains more Folate +1225%
Contains more Vitamin K +247.6%
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 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +298200%
Contains more Vitamin C +487.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +383.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1784.6%
Contains more Folate +1225%
Contains more Vitamin K +247.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Nattō Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 7.28g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 19.4g Nattō
Fats 17.27g 11g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 12.68g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 211kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.34g 4.89g Nattō
Fiber 27.2g 5.4g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 217mg Nattō
Iron 7.8mg 8.6mg Nattō
Magnesium 152mg 115mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 174mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 729mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 7mg Nattō
Zinc 2.48mg 3.03mg Nattō
Copper 0.373mg 0.667mg Nattō
Vitamin A 41610IU 0IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.01mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 13mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.16mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.19mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 0mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.215mg Nattō
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.13mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 8µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 23.1µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.223mg Nattō
Threonine mg 0.813mg Nattō
Isoleucine mg 0.931mg Nattō
Leucine mg 1.509mg Nattō
Lysine mg 1.145mg Nattō
Methionine mg 0.208mg Nattō
Phenylalanine mg 0.941mg Nattō
Valine mg 1.018mg Nattō
Histidine mg 0.512mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 1.591g Nattō
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 2.43g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 6.21g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
20
Nattō
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
114
Nattō

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
116%
Nattō
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
13%
Nattō
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
51%
Nattō

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.669g)
Which food is cheaper?
Nattō
Nattō is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
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

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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.