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Sun-dried tomato vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sun-dried tomato and Chili pepper

  • Sun-dried tomato is higher in Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, yet Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 47% more than Sun-dried tomato.
  • Sun-dried tomato contains 5 times more Potassium than Chili pepper. While Sun-dried tomato contains 1565mg of Potassium, Chili pepper contains only 322mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained 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
Contains more Calcium +235.7%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +252.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +223.3%
Contains more Potassium +386%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +235.7%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +252.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +223.3%
Contains more Potassium +386%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%

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 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +345.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +191.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.6%
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 Vitamin K 78% 0% 0% 340% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 18% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin A +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +345.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +191.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.6%
Equal in Folate - 23

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.
Sun-dried tomato Chili pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 7.31g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 1.87g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.44g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 8.81g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 40kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 5.3g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 1.5g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 14mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 1.03mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 23mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 43mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 322mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.78mg 0.26mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.129mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 952IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.072mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.086mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 1.244mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.201mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 23µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 14µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.024g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.239g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
62
Sun-dried tomato
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 257mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.851g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $2)
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

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. 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/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.