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Chili pepper nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chili pepper

Chili pepper
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
45 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
40
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
7.31 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 pepper (45 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-5 (alkaline)
90% Vitamin C
80% Vitamin A
76% Vitamin B6
68% Potassium
65% Vitamin A RAE
Explanation: The given food contains more Vitamin C than 90% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Vitamin C than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin A RAE.

Chili pepper Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
45

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43% 25% 3% 6%
Calcium: 14 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 1.03 mg of 8 mg 13%
Magnesium: 23 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 43 mg of 700 mg 6%
Potassium: 322 mg of 3,400 mg 9%
Sodium: 9 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.26 mg of 11 mg 2%
Copper: 0.129 mg of 1 mg 14%
Manganese: 0.187 mg of 2 mg 8%
Selenium: 0.5 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 10.9 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
322 mg
TOP 32%
Copper
0.129 mg
TOP 42%
Magnesium
23 mg
TOP 50%
Manganese
0.187 mg
TOP 52%
Iron
1.03 mg
TOP 59%
Calcium
14 mg
TOP 66%
Phosphorus
43 mg
TOP 79%
Zinc
0.26 mg
TOP 81%
Choline
10.9 mg
TOP 84%
Sodium
9 mg
TOP 86%
Selenium
0.5 µg
TOP 89%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 952 IU of 5,000 IU 19%
Vitamin E : 0.69 mg of 15 mg 5%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 143.7 mg of 90 mg 160%
Vitamin B1: 0.072 mg of 1 mg 6%
Vitamin B2: 0.086 mg of 1 mg 7%
Vitamin B3: 1.244 mg of 16 mg 8%
Vitamin B5: 0.201 mg of 5 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.506 mg of 1 mg 39%
Folate: 23 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 14 µg of 120 µg 12%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
143.7 mg
TOP 10%
Vitamin A
952 IU
TOP 20%
Vitamin B6
0.506 mg
TOP 24%
Folate
23 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin K
14 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin E
0.69 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B1
0.072 mg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B3
1.244 mg
TOP 66%
Vitamin B2
0.086 mg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B5
0.201 mg
TOP 81%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

2% 9% 89%
Protein:
Daily Value: 4%
1.87 g of 50 g
4%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.44 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 3%
8.81 g of 300 g
3%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
88.02 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
0.86 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 28% 22% 14% 12% 13% 7% 11% 14% 18%
Tryptophan: 26 mg of 280 mg 9%
Threonine: 74 mg of 1,050 mg 7%
Isoleucine: 65 mg of 1,400 mg 5%
Leucine: 105 mg of 2,730 mg 4%
Lysine: 89 mg of 2,100 mg 4%
Methionine: 24 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 62 mg of 1,750 mg 4%
Valine: 84 mg of 1,820 mg 5%
Histidine: 41 mg of 700 mg 6%

Fat type information

0.042% 0.024% 0.239%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.024 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.239 g

Fiber content ratio for Chili pepper

5.3% 1.5% 2.01%
Sugar: 5.3 g
Fiber: 1.5 g
Other: 2.01 g

All nutrients for Chili pepper per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 51% 7.31g 7.4 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 4% 78% 1.87g 1.5 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 1% 81% 0.44g 75.7 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 3% 51% 8.81g 3.2 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 2% 91% 40kcal 1.2 times less than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 47% 5.3g 1.7 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 6% 43% 1.5g 1.6 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 1% 66% 14mg 8.9 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 13% 59% 1.03mg 2.5 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 5% 50% 23mg 6.1 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 6% 79% 43mg 4.2 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 9% 32% 322mg 2.2 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 0% 86% 9mg 54.4 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 2% 81% 0.26mg 24.3 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 14% 42% 0.13mg 1.1 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 19% 20% 952IU 17.5 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 5% 52% 0.69mg 2.1 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 160% 10% 143.7mg 2.7 times more than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 6% 60% 0.07mg 3.7 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 7% 72% 0.09mg 1.5 times less than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 8% 66% 1.24mg 7.7 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 81% 0.2mg 5.6 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 39% 24% 0.51mg 4.3 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 6% 46% 23µg 2.7 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 12% 48% 14µg 7.3 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 91% 0.03mg 11.7 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 92% 0.07mg 9.7 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 93% 0.07mg 14.1 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 93% 0.11mg 23.2 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 92% 0.09mg 5.1 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 92% 0.02mg 4 times less than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 93% 0.06mg 10.8 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 92% 0.08mg 24.2 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 92% 0.04mg 18.3 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 0% 87% 0.04g 140.4 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 88% 0.02g 408.3 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 76% 0.24g 197.4 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 40
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 9mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 14mg 1%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 322mg 9%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Chili pepper nutrition infographic

Chili pepper nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.