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Nutritional Profile of Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

We got 48 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks first-class (Top 25) for four nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for six additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Spices and Herbs) shows that it ranks first-class (Top 10) for 17 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for 20 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

56.6%
17.3%
12%
8.1%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

3.3%
2.8%
8.4%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

In food category: Spices and Herbs

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
56.6 g
16 g
41
439
Fiber, total dietary
27.2 g
7.7 g
17
32
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
10.3 g
2.9 g
22
762
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
2.8 g
779.6 mg
18
1397
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
8.4 g
2.4 g
3
319
Fatty Acids, total saturated
3.3 g
924.2 mg
11
1160
Total Lipid (Fat)
17.3 g
4.9 g
9
505
Saturated Fats (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Capric Acid (10:0)
30 mg
8.5 mg
9
502
Lauric Acid (12:0)
30 mg
8.5 mg
15
680
Myristic Acid (14:0)
90 mg
25.5 mg
19
1060
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
2.4 g
669 mg
7
896
Stearic Acid (18:0)
490 mg
138.9 mg
11
1202
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
2.5 g
711.6 mg
16
1399
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
240 mg
68 mg
6
743
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
7.7 g
2.2 g
2
321
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
660 mg
187.1 mg
12
342
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
12 g
3.4 g
22
556
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
106 µg
30.1 µg
13
349
Folate, food
106 µg
30.1 µg
13
183
Folate, total
106 µg
30.1 µg
13
277
Niacin
8.7 mg
2.5 mg
7
267
Riboflavin
919 µg
260.5 µg
8
159
Thiamin
328 µg
93 µg
18
556
Vitamin B6
2.5 mg
694.6 µg
3
35
Vitamin C
76.4 mg
21.7 mg
12
102
Fat-soluble Vitamins (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
29.8 mg
8.4 mg
2
26
beta-Carotene
21.8 mg
6.2 mg
2
4
beta-Cryptoxanthin
6.3 mg
1.8 mg
1
1
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
13.2 mg
3.7 mg
2
21
Phylloquinone
80.3 µg
22.8 µg
13
340
Vitamin A, IU
41.6k IU
11.8k IU
2
15
Vitamin A, RAE
2.1 mg
589.7 µg
2
53
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
148 mg
42 mg
48
397
Copper, Cu
373 µg
105.7 µg
41
483
Iron, Fe
7.8 mg
2.2 mg
40
258
Magnesium, Mg
152 mg
43.1 mg
34
170
Manganese, Mn
2 mg
567 µg
33
180
Phosphorus, P
293 mg
83.1 mg
22
371
Potassium, K
2 g
569.8 mg
9
46
Selenium, Se
8.8 µg
2.5 µg
15
605
Sodium, Na
30 mg
8.5 mg
46
1121
Zinc, Zn
2.5 mg
703.1 µg
30
665
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
51.5 mg
14.6 mg
7
642
Phytosterols
83 mg
23.5 mg
13
59
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
8.1 g
2.3 g
64
2266
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
6 g
1.7 g
29
140
Kcal (Energy)
318 kcal
90.2 kcal
27
370
KJ (Energy)
1,330 kj
377 kj
13
173
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of pepper (red or cayenne, spices) with 48 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Pepper (Red Or Cayenne, Spices)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tsp1.8 g0.1 oz
Tbsp5.3 g0.2 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of pepper (red or cayenne, spices)

16 Similar Spices or Herbs

Explore the nutrient content of similar spices and herbs below by clicking on their names.

Similar Spices and Herbs 1 - 16

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Hot Chili PepperNo of
Nutrients
45
Hot PeppersNo of
Nutrients
(Made With Unspecified Fat)
51
(Made Without Fat)
41
(Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
51
(Made With Unspecified Fat)
51
(Made Without Fat)
41
(Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
51
(Made With Unspecified Fat)
51
(Made Without Fat)
41
(Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
51
(Made With Unspecified Fat, Unspecified Form)
51
(Unspecified Form, Made Without Fat)
41
(Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified Form)
51
PepperNo of
Nutrients
(Black, Spices)
82
PeppermintNo of
Nutrients
57
White PepperNo of
Nutrients
(Spices)
30
Figure 5. Similar spices and herbs 1 to 16.

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