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Sun-dried tomato vs. Chili Pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sun-dried tomato and Chili Pepper?

  • Sun-dried tomato is richer in Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B2, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, yet Chili Pepper are richer in Vitamin C.
  • Chili Pepper' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 156% higher.
  • Sun-dried tomato has 38 times more Sodium than Chili Pepper. Sun-dried tomato has 266mg of Sodium, while Chili Pepper have 7mg.

We used Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw types in this 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Iron +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +224%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.2%
Contains more Potassium +360.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Contains more Manganese +96.6%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158% 61% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58% 31% 3%
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Iron +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +224%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.2%
Contains more Potassium +360.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Contains more Manganese +96.6%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%

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 B1 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +282.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +685.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1179
Equal in Folate - 23
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 78% 0% 0% 340% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 18% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 7% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +282.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +685.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1179
Equal in Folate - 23

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +153%
Contains more Fats +6940%
Contains more Carbs +146.6%
Contains more Other +516.7%
Contains more Water +63%
5% 14% 23% 54% 4%
Protein: 5.06 g
Fats: 14.08 g
Carbs: 23.33 g
Water: 53.83 g
Other: 3.7 g
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 9.46 g
Water: 87.74 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +153%
Contains more Fats +6940%
Contains more Carbs +146.6%
Contains more Other +516.7%
Contains more Water +63%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78654.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1789.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.9%
15% 69% 16%
Saturated Fat: 1.893 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.663 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.06 g
15% 8% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78654.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1789.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Sun-dried tomato Chili Pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Chili Pepper Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 7.96g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 2g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.2g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 9.46g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 40kcal Sun-dried tomato
Sugar 5.1g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 1.5g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 18mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 1.2mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 25mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 46mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 340mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 7mg Chili Pepper
Zinc 0.78mg 0.3mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.174mg Sun-dried tomato
Manganese 0.466mg 0.237mg Sun-dried tomato
Selenium 3µg 0.5µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 1179IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 59µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 0.69mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 101.8mg 242.5mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.09mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.09mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 0.95mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.061mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.278mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 23µg
Choline 11.1mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin K 14.3µg Chili Pepper
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.026mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.074mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.065mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.105mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.089mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.024mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.062mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.084mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.041mg Sun-dried tomato
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.021g Chili Pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.011g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.109g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Chili Pepper
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
57%
Sun-dried tomato
83%
Chili Pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
66%
Sun-dried tomato
22%
Chili Pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 259mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.872g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/nutrients
  2. Chili Pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.