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Cayenne pepper nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Spices, pepper, red or cayenne
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Cayenne pepper

Cayenne 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. 32 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 318
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 29.43 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 0.25 tsp (0.5 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. -31.4 (alkaline)
TOP 5% Potassium ⓘHigher in Potassium content than 95% of foods
TOP 7% Iron ⓘHigher in Iron content than 93% of foods
TOP 7% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 93% of foods
TOP 8% Vitamin A ⓘHigher in Vitamin A content than 92% of foods
TOP 11% Vitamin B2 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B2 content than 89% of foods

Cayenne pepper calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 318
Calories in 0.25 tsp 2 0.5 g
Calories in 1 tbsp 17 5.3 g

Cayenne 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.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48%
Calcium: 148 mg of 1,000 mg 15%
Iron: 7.8 mg of 8 mg 98%
Magnesium: 152 mg of 420 mg 36%
Phosphorus: 293 mg of 700 mg 42%
Potassium: 2014 mg of 3,400 mg 59%
Sodium: 30 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 2.48 mg of 11 mg 23%
Copper: 0.373 mg of 1 mg 41%
Manganese: 2 mg of 2 mg 87%
Selenium: 8.8 µg of 55 µg 16%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
2014 mg
TOP 5%
Iron
7.8 mg
TOP 7%
Magnesium
152 mg
TOP 12%
Calcium
148 mg
TOP 15%
Phosphorus
293 mg
TOP 17%
Copper
0.373 mg
TOP 23%
Manganese
2 mg
TOP 28%
Zinc
2.48 mg
TOP 35%
Selenium
8.8 µg
TOP 62%
Sodium
30 mg
TOP 78%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 29% 201%
Vitamin A: 41610 IU of 5,000 IU 832%
Vitamin E : 29.83 mg of 15 mg 199%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 76.4 mg of 90 mg 85%
Vitamin B1: 0.328 mg of 1 mg 27%
Vitamin B2: 0.919 mg of 1 mg 71%
Vitamin B3: 8.701 mg of 16 mg 54%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 2.45 mg of 1 mg 188%
Folate: 106 µg of 400 µg 27%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 51.5 mg of 550 mg 9%
Vitamin K: 80.3 µg of 120 µg 67%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
41610 IU
TOP 8%
Vitamin C
76.4 mg
TOP 11%
Vitamin B6
2.45 mg
TOP 11%
Vitamin B2
0.919 mg
TOP 11%
Vitamin B3
8.701 mg
TOP 14%
Folate
106 µg
TOP 23%
Vitamin B1
0.328 mg
TOP 25%
Vitamin E
29.83 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin K
80.3 µg
TOP 43%
Choline
51.5 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

13% 17% 55% 9% 7%
Protein:
Daily Value: 24%
12.01 g of 50 g
24%
Fats:
Daily Value: 27%
17.27 g of 65 g
27%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 19%
56.63 g of 300 g
19%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
8.05 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
6.04 g

Fat type information

23% 19% 58%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g

Fiber content ratio for Cayenne pepper

18% 48% 34%
Sugar: 10.34 g
Fiber: 27.2 g
Other: 19.09 g

All nutrients for Cayenne pepper per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 318kcal 16% 27% 6.8 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 12.01g 29% 39% 4.3 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 17.27g 27% 19% 1.9 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 76.4mg 85% 11% 1.4 times more than LemonLemon
Net carbs 29.43g N/A 26% 1.8 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 56.63g 19% 18% 2 times more than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 7.8mg 98% 7% 3 times more than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 148mg 15% 15% 1.2 times more than MilkMilk
Potassium 2014mg 59% 5% 13.7 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 152mg 36% 12% 1.1 times more than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 10.34g N/A 39% 1.2 times more than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 27.2g 109% 7% 11.3 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.37mg 41% 23% 2.6 times more than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 2.48mg 23% 35% 2.5 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 293mg 42% 17% 1.6 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 30mg 1% 78% 16.3 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 41610IU 832% 8% 2.5 times more than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 2081µg 231% 18%
Vitamin E 29.83mg 199% 33% 20.4 times more than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 8.8µg 16% 62%
Manganese 2mg 87% 28%
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 27% 25% 1.2 times more than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.92mg 71% 11% 7.1 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 8.7mg 54% 14% 1.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 188% 11% 20.6 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 80.3µg 67% 43% 1.3 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 106µg 27% 23% 1.7 times more than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 3.26g 16% 35% 1.8 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Choline 51.5mg 9% 65%
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g N/A 46% 3.6 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g N/A 13% 5.6 times less than WalnutWalnut
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 318
% Daily Value*
26%
Total Fat 17g
14%
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 30mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate 57g
108%
Dietary Fiber 27g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 148mg 15%

Iron 8mg 100%

Potassium 2,014mg 0%

*
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
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 ⓘ 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.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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 ⓘ 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.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ 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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Cayenne pepper nutrition infographic

Cayenne pepper nutrition infographic
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. 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/170932/nutrients

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