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Cayenne pepper vs Spinach - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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Contains more Iron +187.8%
Contains more Calcium +49.5%
Contains more Potassium +260.9%
Contains more Magnesium +92.4%
Contains more Copper +186.9%
Contains more Zinc +367.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +498%
Contains less Sodium -62%
Contains more Iron +187.8%
Contains more Calcium +49.5%
Contains more Potassium +260.9%
Contains more Magnesium +92.4%
Contains more Copper +186.9%
Contains more Zinc +367.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +498%
Contains less Sodium -62%

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 +171.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +343.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1369.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +386.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1101.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1156.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +501.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +171.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +343.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1369.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +386.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1101.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1156.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +501.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
363
Cayenne pepper
220
Spinach
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne pepper
30
Spinach

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 the food
Protein
72%
Cayenne pepper
17%
Spinach
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
4%
Spinach
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
2%
Spinach

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cayenne pepper Spinach
Lower in Sugars 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 in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Spinach
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 contains less Sugars?
Spinach
Spinach contains less Sugars (difference - 9.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spinach
Spinach is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.197g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spinach
Spinach is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cayenne pepper Spinach Opinion
Calories 318 23 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 2.86 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 0.39 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 28.1 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 3.63 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 2.71 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148 99 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014 558 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 79 Cayenne pepper
Sugars 10.34 0.42 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 2.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.13 Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48 0.53 Cayenne pepper
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Phosphorus 293 49 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 79 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610 9377 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 2.03 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.078 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.189 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 0.724 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.065 Spinach
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.195 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 482.9 Spinach
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.063 Spinach
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.01 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.165 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.039 Spinach
Threonine 0.122 Spinach
Isoleucine 0.147 Spinach
Leucine 0.223 Spinach
Lysine 0.174 Spinach
Methionine 0.053 Spinach
Phenylalanine 0.129 Spinach
Valine 0.161 Spinach
Histidine 0.064 Spinach
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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