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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 E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2, however Poppy seed has more Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cayenne pepper is 231% higher.
  • Poppy seed has 76 times less Vitamin C than Cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper has 76.4mg of Vitamin C, while Poppy seed has 1mg.

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" chart 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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
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%

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 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 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 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% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.4%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g 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
Vitamin A 41610IU 0IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 1.77mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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 mg 0.324mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.247mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 82µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 0µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.184mg Poppy seed
Threonine mg 0.686mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine mg 0.819mg Poppy seed
Leucine mg 1.321mg Poppy seed
Lysine mg 0.952mg Poppy seed
Methionine mg 0.502mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine mg 0.758mg Poppy seed
Valine mg 1.095mg Poppy seed
Histidine mg 0.471mg Poppy seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 4.517g Cayenne pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 5.982g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 28.569g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
36
Poppy seed
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
280
Poppy seed

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
108%
Poppy seed
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
28%
Poppy seed
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
192%
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

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. 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.