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Welsh onion vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Welsh onion and Chili pepper

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, however Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Vitamin B3.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 150% more.
  • Welsh onion has 2 times more Fiber than Chili pepper. Welsh onion has 2.4g of Fiber, while Chili pepper has 1.5g.
  • Welsh onion is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Onions, welsh, raw 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 +28.6%
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Copper +84.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Copper +84.3%
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 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1281.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +432.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.8%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.086
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
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 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1281.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +432.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.8%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.086

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 1.9g 1.87g Welsh onion
Fats 0.4g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 6.5g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 34kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.18g 5.3g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4g 1.5g Welsh onion
Calcium 18mg 14mg Welsh onion
Iron 1.22mg 1.03mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 49mg 43mg Welsh onion
Potassium 212mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 17mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.52mg 0.26mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 1160IU 952IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 27mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.086mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.201mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 16µg 23µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 14µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.074mg
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.065mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg 0.105mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg 0.089mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.084mg
Histidine 0.033mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.024g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Welsh onion 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
61
Welsh onion
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
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)

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.