Strawberries vs. Chili Pepper

Nutrition comparison of Strawberries and Chili Pepper


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of strawberries versus chili pepper (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in strawberries and chili pepper:

  • Both strawberries and chili pepper are high in Vitamin C.
  • Chili pepper has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and Vitamin B6, however, strawberry contains more pantothenic acid.
  • Chili pepper is an excellent source of potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of strawberries and chili pepper is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Chili Pepper (Peppers, hot chili, green, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Strawberries and chili pepper contain similar amounts of calories - strawberry has 32 calories per 100 grams and chili pepper has 40 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, strawberries is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and heavier in fat compared to chili pepper per calorie. Strawberries has a macronutrient ratio of 7:85:8 and for chili pepper, 17:79:4 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Strawberries Chili Pepper
Protein 7% 17%
Carbohydrates 85% 79%
Fat 8% 4%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Strawberries and chili pepper contain similar amounts carbs - strawberry has 7.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and chili pepper has 9.5g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Strawberry has 33% more dietary fiber than chili pepper - strawberry has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and chili pepper has 1.5g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Strawberries and chili pepper contain similar amounts of sugar - strawberry has 4.9g of sugar per 100 grams and chili pepper has 5.1g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Strawberries and chili pepper contain similar amounts of protein - strawberry has 0.67g of protein per 100 grams and chili pepper has 2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both strawberries and chili pepper are low in saturated fat - strawberry has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and chili pepper has 0.02g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both strawberries and chili pepper are high in Vitamin C. Chili pepper has 312% more Vitamin C than strawberry - strawberry has 58.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and chili pepper has 242.5mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Chili pepper has 58 times more Vitamin A than strawberry - strawberry has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and chili pepper has 59ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Strawberries and chili pepper contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - strawberry has 0.29mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and chili pepper has 0.69mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Strawberries and chili pepper contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - strawberry has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and chili pepper has 14.3ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Chili pepper has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and Vitamin B6, however, strawberry contains more pantothenic acid. Both strawberries and chili pepper contain significant amounts of folate.

Strawberries Chili Pepper
Thiamin 0.024 MG 0.09 MG
Riboflavin 0.022 MG 0.09 MG
Niacin 0.386 MG 0.95 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.125 MG 0.061 MG
Vitamin B6 0.047 MG 0.278 MG
Folate 24 UG 23 UG

Minerals

calcium

Strawberries and chili pepper contain similar amounts of calcium - strawberry has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and chili pepper has 18mg of calcium.

iron

Chili pepper has 193% more iron than strawberry - strawberry has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and chili pepper has 1.2mg of iron.

potassium

Chili pepper is an excellent source of potassium and it has 122% more potassium than strawberry - strawberry has 153mg of potassium per 100 grams and chili pepper has 340mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds, strawberry has more kaempferol than chili pepper per 100 grams, however, chili pepper contains more myricetin, quercetin, apigenin and luteolin than strawberry per 100 grams.

Strawberries Chili Pepper
kaempferol 0.5 mg ~
myricetin 0.04 mg 1.2 mg
Quercetin 1.11 mg 14.7 mg
apigenin ~ 1.4 mg
luteolin ~ 3.87 mg

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Strawberries Chili Pepper
beta-carotene 7 UG 671 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 26 UG 725 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 23 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, strawberry has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than chili pepper per 100 grams.

Strawberries Chili Pepper
alpha linoleic acid 0.065 G 0.005 G
Total 0.065 G 0.005 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both strawberries and chili pepper contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Strawberries Chili Pepper
linoleic acid 0.09 G 0.104 G
Total 0.09 G 0.104 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Chili Pepper (Peppers, hot chili, green, raw) .

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