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

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What are the differences between Sun-dried tomato and Cayenne pepper?

  • Sun-dried tomato is higher in Vitamin C, yet Cayenne pepper is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Folate.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 224% more.

We used Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne types in this article.

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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 Copper +26.8%
Contains more Calcium +214.9%
Contains more Iron +191%
Contains more Magnesium +87.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.8%
Contains more Potassium +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Copper +26.8%
Contains more Calcium +214.9%
Contains more Iron +191%
Contains more Magnesium +87.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.8%
Contains more Potassium +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%

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 C +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +3135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +668%
Contains more Folate +360.9%
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 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +3135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +668%
Contains more Folate +360.9%

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 Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 5.06g 12.01g Cayenne pepper
Fats 14.08g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 23.33g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 213kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 10.34g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 47mg 148mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 2.68mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 81mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 139mg 293mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 1565mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 266mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 0.78mg 2.48mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.473mg 0.373mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 76.4mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.479mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 23µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 1.893g 3.26g Sun-dried tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 2.75g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Cayenne 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
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
118
Cayenne 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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.367g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 236mg)
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)

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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.