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Vegetable vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Vegetable and Chili pepper

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, Manganese, and Vitamin K, however Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 156% more than Vegetable.
  • Vegetable has 4 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chili pepper. While Vegetable has 214µg of Vitamin A RAE, Chili pepper has only 48µg.
  • Vegetable has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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 +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +88.5%
Contains more Iron +25.6%
Contains more Potassium +90.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Copper +55.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +88.5%
Contains more Iron +25.6%
Contains more Potassium +90.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Copper +55.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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 +349.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +67.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +4390.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +583.8%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
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 +349.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +67.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +4390.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +583.8%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 7.31g Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 1.87g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 13.09g 8.81g Vegetable
Calories 65kcal 40kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.12g 5.3g Vegetable
Fiber 4.4g 1.5g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 14mg Vegetable
Iron 0.82mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 22mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 51mg 43mg Vegetable
Potassium 169mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 35mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.49mg 0.26mg Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 4277IU 952IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.2mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.086mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.201mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 19µg 23µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 14µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.026mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg 0.074mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.065mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.105mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.089mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.024mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.062mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.084mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg 0.041mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.042g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.024g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Vegetable 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
36
Vegetable
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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
17%
Vegetable
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Vegetable
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.