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Cayenne pepper vs. Poppy seed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cayenne pepper and Poppy seed

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B2, however, Poppy seed has more Manganese, Copper, Calcium, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cayenne pepper is 231% higher.

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

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +180.1%
Contains more Calcium +871.6%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains more Magnesium +128.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.3%
Contains more Zinc +218.5%
Contains more Copper +336.2%
Contains more Manganese +235.4%
Contains more Selenium +53.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543% 875% 74%
Contains more Potassium +180.1%
Contains more Calcium +871.6%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains more Magnesium +128.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.3%
Contains more Zinc +218.5%
Contains more Copper +336.2%
Contains more Manganese +235.4%
Contains more Selenium +53.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1585.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +7540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +819%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +871.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +891.9%
Contains more Folate +29.3%
Contains more Choline +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 29% 201%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1585.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +7540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +819%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +871.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +891.9%
Contains more Folate +29.3%
Contains more Choline +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +101.3%
Contains more Water +35.3%
Contains more Protein +49.8%
Contains more Fats +140.6%
Equal in Other - 6.37
12% 17% 57% 8% 6%
Protein: 12.01 g
Fats: 17.27 g
Carbs: 56.63 g
Water: 8.05 g
Other: 6.04 g
18% 42% 28% 6% 6%
Protein: 17.99 g
Fats: 41.56 g
Carbs: 28.13 g
Water: 5.95 g
Other: 6.37 g
Contains more Carbs +101.3%
Contains more Water +35.3%
Contains more Protein +49.8%
Contains more Fats +140.6%
Equal in Other - 6.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +117.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +241.3%
23% 19% 58%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g
12% 15% 73%
Saturated Fat: 4.517 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.982 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 28.569 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +117.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +241.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cayenne pepper Poppy seed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Poppy seed Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 8.63g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 17.99g Poppy seed
Fats 17.27g 41.56g Poppy seed
Carbs 56.63g 28.13g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 525kcal Poppy seed
Fructose 0.29g Poppy seed
Sugar 10.34g 2.99g Poppy seed
Fiber 27.2g 19.5g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 1438mg Poppy seed
Iron 7.8mg 9.76mg Poppy seed
Magnesium 152mg 347mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 293mg 870mg Poppy seed
Potassium 2014mg 719mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 26mg Poppy seed
Zinc 2.48mg 7.9mg Poppy seed
Copper 0.373mg 1.627mg Poppy seed
Manganese 2mg 6.707mg Poppy seed
Selenium 8.8µg 13.5µg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 41610IU 0IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A RAE 2081µg 0µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 1.77mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4mg 1mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.854mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.1mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 0.896mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.324mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.247mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 82µg Cayenne pepper
Choline 51.5mg 8.8mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin K 80.3µg 0µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.184mg Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819mg Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321mg Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952mg Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg Poppy seed
Valine 1.095mg Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471mg Poppy seed
Saturated Fat 3.26g 4.517g Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 5.982g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 28.569g Poppy seed
Omega-3 - ALA 0.273g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Poppy seed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
360%
Cayenne pepper
33%
Poppy seed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
125%
Cayenne pepper
319%
Poppy seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.257g)
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/nutrients
  2. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.