Welcome to the nutritional protein content in 5 different types of chili peppers, ranging from 2 g to 0.72 g per 100g. The basic type of chili peppers is Peppers, hot chili, red, raw which in 100g contains 1.87 g of protein.

The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for protein is 50 g. For the 100g serving of Peppers, hot chili, red, raw, the RDA protein percentage is 3 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Peppers, hot chili, red, raw has a nutritional value score of 34 out of 100.Comparing the protein content and the nutritional density in 100g for Peppers, hot chili, red, raw; We class this as a medium to low protein content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.

This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Vegetables and Vegetable Products.Other important and protein related nutrients are Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 40 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.44 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 8.81 g (7% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the protein content in chili peppers.

protein and nutrition facts in chili peppers per 100g

Comparing protein in chili peppers vs chicken breast

The amount of protein in chicken breast is 31 g per 100g.As protein percentage of the RDA this is 62 %. Comparing with Peppers, hot chili, red, raw, in 100g contains 1.87 g of protein. As a percentage of the RDA this is 3 %. Therefore, chicken breast has 29.13 g more protein than Peppers, hot chili, red, raw. In terms of protein percentage this is 1558 % more protein. Chicken breast has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Peppers, hot chili, red, raw has a nutritional value score of 34 out of 100.

Amount of protein per 100 Calories

100 calories of peppers, hot chili, red, raw is a serving size of 2.5 g, and the amount of Protein is 4.68 g. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Carbohydrate, in 100 Calories are as follows; Fat 1.1 g , Carbohydrate 22.03 g .

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 pepper (or 45 g)

For the food Peppers, hot chili, red, raw the typical serving size is 1 pepper (or 45 g) which contains 0.84 g of Protein. The protein percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 2 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 50.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 pepper (or 45 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 18 kcal, the Fat content is 0.2 g and the Carbohydrate content is 3.96 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of protein and the related and important nutritional values.protein and nutritional content in chili peppers

The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 pepper or 45 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 2.0 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.7 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 14.1 (kcal).

This list of 5 types of chili peppers, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Peppers, hot chili, green, raw through to Peppers, chili, green, canned where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional protein content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much protein in chili peppers.

Grams of protein in chili peppers (per 100g)

The list below gives the total protein content in the 5 items from the general description 'chili peppers' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 5 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

chili peppers protein per 100g

The recommended daily allowance for protein is 56g for an average male. This is the RDA used for all nutrition in the listed data. For a typical woman it is 46g. These values are based on 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. It is also recommended that at least 10% of your calories should be from protein with an upper limit of 35% of your calories from protein.

The level of protein can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The number of food items classified as canned is 3 items. The highest amount of protein from the 3 canned items is in Peppers, hot chili, green, canned, pods, excluding seeds, solids and liquids where the level is 0.9 g per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of protein from the 2 raw items is in Peppers, hot chili, green, raw where the content is 2 g per 100g.

Average Content for chili peppers

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of protein contained in 100g of chili peppers, based on the list below of 5 different items under the general description of chili peppers, is 1.28 g of protein. This average value corresponds to 2.29 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 28.60 kcal, the average amount of Fat is 0.22 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Protein is found in Peppers, hot chili, green, canned, pods, excluding seeds, solids and liquids which in 100g contains 0.9 g of Protein. This corresponds to 2 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 21 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.1 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 5.1 g.

Highest protein Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 5 different chili peppers nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Peppers, hot chili, green, raw which contains 2 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 4 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 40 kcal, the Fat content is 0.2 g, the Carbohydrate content is 9.46 g.

The lowest amount of protein is in Peppers, chili, green, canned which in 100g contains 0.72 g of protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 1 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 21 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.27 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 4.6 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 1.28 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 19 kcal for Calories, 0.07 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of protein per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high protein foods in your diet. For example 100g of Peppers, hot chili, red, raw contains 1.87 g of protein. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the protein nutritional content.

The food with the highest protein content per typical serving is Peppers, chili, green, canned which contains 1 g in 1 cup (or 139 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 2 %. For this serving the Calories content is 29.19 kcal, the Fat content is 0.38 g and the Carbohydrate content is 6.39 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing protein which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of protein rich foods.


Chili peppers List, protein Content per 100g

1. Peppers, hot chili, green, raw - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 35 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2 g (4%)40 kcal (2%)0.2 g (0%)9.46 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 pepper (or 45g):
   0.9 g (2%) 18 kcal (1%) 0.09 g (0%) 4.26 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup and chopped or diced (or 75g):
  1.5 g (3%) 30 kcal (2%) 0.15 g (0%) 7.1 g (5%)
2. Peppers, hot chili, red, raw - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 34 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.87 g (3%)40 kcal (2%)0.44 g (1%)8.81 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 pepper (or 45g):
   0.84 g (2%) 18 kcal (1%) 0.2 g (0%) 3.96 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup and chopped or diced (or 75g):
  1.4 g (3%) 30 kcal (2%) 0.33 g (1%) 6.61 g (5%)
3. Peppers, hot chili, green, canned, pods, excluding seeds, solids and liquids - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 42 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.9 g (2%)21 kcal (1%)0.1 g (0%)5.1 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 pepper (or 73g):
   0.66 g (1%) 15.33 kcal (1%) 0.07 g (0%) 3.72 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup and chopped or diced (or 68g):
  0.61 g (1%) 14.28 kcal (1%) 0.07 g (0%) 3.47 g (3%)
4. Peppers, hot chili, red, canned, excluding seeds, solids and liquids - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 65 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.9 g (2%)21 kcal (1%)0.1 g (0%)5.1 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 pepper (or 73g):
   0.66 g (1%) 15.33 kcal (1%) 0.07 g (0%) 3.72 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup and chopped or diced (or 68g):
  0.61 g (1%) 14.28 kcal (1%) 0.07 g (0%) 3.47 g (3%)






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