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Thyme vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Thyme and Chili pepper different?

  • Chili pepper contains less Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Zinc than Thyme.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 205% more than Chili pepper.
  • Thyme has 29 times more Calcium than Chili pepper. Thyme has 405mg of Calcium, while Chili pepper has 14mg.

Thyme, fresh and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw types were used 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 Iron +1594.2%
Contains more Calcium +2792.9%
Contains more Potassium +89.1%
Contains more Magnesium +595.7%
Contains more Copper +330.2%
Contains more Zinc +596.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.5%
Equal in Sodium - 9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Iron +1594.2%
Contains more Calcium +2792.9%
Contains more Potassium +89.1%
Contains more Magnesium +595.7%
Contains more Copper +330.2%
Contains more Zinc +596.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.5%
Equal in Sodium - 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
Thyme
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Contains more Vitamin C +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +399.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +447.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.5%
Contains more Folate +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
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 C +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +399.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +447.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.5%
Contains more Folate +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 101kcal 40kcal Thyme
Protein 5.56g 1.87g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.44g Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1mg 143.7mg Thyme
Net carbs 10.45g 7.31g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 8.81g Thyme
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 17.45mg 1.03mg Thyme
Calcium 405mg 14mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 322mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 23mg Thyme
Sugar g 5.3g Thyme
Fiber 14g 1.5g Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.129mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.26mg Thyme
Starch g g
Phosphorus 106mg 43mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 9mg
Vitamin A 4751IU 952IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.086mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 1.244mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.201mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 14µg Chili pepper
Folate 45µg 23µg Thyme
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.024g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.239g Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.026mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.074mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.065mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.105mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.089mg Thyme
Methionine mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.307mg 0.084mg Thyme
Histidine mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Chili pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
93
Thyme
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
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
33%
Thyme
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.425g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (9 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)
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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.