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Summer squash vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Summer squash and Chili pepper

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Copper, and Iron in Chili pepper is higher than in Summer squash.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 141% more than Summer squash.
  • Summer squash contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Squash, summer, all varieties, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw.

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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 Zinc +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +194.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +152.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.2%
Equal in Calcium - 14
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +194.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +152.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.2%
Equal in Calcium - 14

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 B2 +65.1%
Contains more Folate +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +745.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +376%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +366.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.1%
Contains more Folate +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +745.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +376%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +366.7%

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
18
Summer squash
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
20
Chili pepper

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
7%
Summer squash
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Summer squash
2%
Chili pepper

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.
Summer squash Chili pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Summer squash Chili pepper
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 16 40 Chili pepper
Protein 1.21 1.87 Chili pepper
Fats 0.18 0.44 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 17 143.7 Chili pepper
Carbs 3.35 8.81 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 1.03 Chili pepper
Calcium 15 14 Summer squash
Potassium 262 322 Chili pepper
Magnesium 17 23 Chili pepper
Sugar 2.2 5.3 Summer squash
Fiber 1.1 1.5 Chili pepper
Copper 0.051 0.129 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.29 0.26 Summer squash
Starch
Phosphorus 38 43 Chili pepper
Sodium 2 9 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 952 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.12 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.072 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.086 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.201 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 14 Chili pepper
Folate 29 23 Summer squash
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.042 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.024 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.011 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.028 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.042 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.069 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.065 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.017 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.053 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.025 0.041 Chili pepper
Fructose 0.95 Summer squash

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/nutrients
  2. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.