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

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)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
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)
95% Potassium
93% Iron
93% Fiber
92% Vitamin A
89% Vitamin B2
Explanation: The given food contains more Potassium than 95% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Potassium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Iron, Fiber, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B2.

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.
32

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48% 29%
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%
Choline: 51.5 mg of 550 mg 9%

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%
Choline
51.5 mg
TOP 65%
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 Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 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%
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%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

13% 18% 57% 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

3.26% 2.75% 8.37%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g

Fiber content ratio for Cayenne pepper

10.34% 27.2% 19.09%
Sugar: 10.34 g
Fiber: 27.2 g
Other: 19.09 g

All nutrients for Cayenne pepper per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 26% 29.43g 1.8 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 29% 39% 12.01g 4.3 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 27% 19% 17.27g 1.9 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 19% 18% 56.63g 2 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 16% 27% 318kcal 6.8 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 39% 10.34g 1.2 times more than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 109% 7% 27.2g 11.3 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 15% 15% 148mg 1.2 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 98% 7% 7.8mg 3 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 36% 12% 152mg 1.1 times more than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 42% 17% 293mg 1.6 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 59% 5% 2014mg 13.7 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 78% 30mg 16.3 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 23% 35% 2.48mg 2.5 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 41% 23% 0.37mg 2.6 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 832% 8% 41610IU 2.5 times more than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 199% 33% 29.83mg 20.4 times more than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 85% 11% 76.4mg 1.4 times more than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 27% 25% 0.33mg 1.2 times more than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 71% 11% 0.92mg 7.1 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 54% 14% 8.7mg 1.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 188% 11% 2.45mg 20.6 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 27% 23% 106µg 1.7 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 67% 43% 80.3µg 1.3 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Saturated Fat 16% 35% 3.26g 1.8 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 46% 2.75g 3.6 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 13% 8.37g 5.6 times less than Walnut Walnut

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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
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.
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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
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.
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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

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/170932/nutrients

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