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Cayenne pepper vs Garlic powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cayenne pepper and Garlic powder

  • Cayenne pepper is higher in Vitamin E , Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Manganese, however Garlic powder is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Selenium.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 231% higher.
  • Cayenne pepper has 201 times more Vitamin K than Garlic powder. While Cayenne pepper has 80.3µg of Vitamin K, Garlic powder has only 0.4µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Spices, garlic powder.

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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 Calcium +87.3%
Contains more Iron +38.1%
Contains more Magnesium +97.4%
Contains more Potassium +68.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.3%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178%
Contains more Calcium +87.3%
Contains more Iron +38.1%
Contains more Magnesium +97.4%
Contains more Potassium +68.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.3%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Copper +42.9%

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 +4352.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +6266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +993.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Folate +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.6%
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% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4352.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +6266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +993.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Folate +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Garlic powder Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 63.73g Garlic powder
Protein 12.01g 16.55g Garlic powder
Fats 17.27g 0.73g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 72.73g Garlic powder
Calories 318kcal 331kcal Garlic powder
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.31g Garlic powder
Sugar 10.34g 2.43g Garlic powder
Fiber 27.2g 9g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 79mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 5.65mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 77mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 414mg Garlic powder
Potassium 2014mg 1193mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 60mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48mg 2.99mg Garlic powder
Copper 0.373mg 0.533mg Garlic powder
Vitamin A 41610IU 0IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.67mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 1.2mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.435mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.141mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 0.796mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.743mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 1.654mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 47µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 0.4µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.121mg Garlic powder
Threonine mg 0.374mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine mg 0.414mg Garlic powder
Leucine mg 0.728mg Garlic powder
Lysine mg 0.768mg Garlic powder
Methionine mg 0.111mg Garlic powder
Phenylalanine mg 0.525mg Garlic powder
Valine mg 0.667mg Garlic powder
Histidine mg 0.263mg Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.249g Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.115g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.178g Cayenne pepper

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Cayenne pepper Garlic powder
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
53
Garlic powder
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
105
Garlic powder

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
99%
Garlic powder
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
73%
Garlic powder
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
3%
Garlic powder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.91g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.