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Chili powder

Chili powder is obtained from one of more varieties of chili pepper and sometimes contains other spices such as cayenne pepper.
11%
Water
 64
Macronutrient carbohydrates 64.18%
/17
Macronutrient proteins 17.38%
/18
Macronutrient fats 18.44%
 

The three ratios show the percentage by weight of macronutrients (carbohydrates / proteins / fats) of the dry matter (excl. water).

Ω-6 (LA, 7.5g)
Omega-6 fatty acid such as linoleic acid (LA)
 : Ω-3 (ALA, 0.5g)
Omega-3 fatty acid such as alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)
 = 14:1

Omega-6 ratio to omega-3 fatty acids should not exceed a total of 5:1. Link to explanation.

Here, essential linolenic acid (LA) 7.47 g to essential alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) 0.52 g = 14:1.
Ratio Total omega-6 = 7.49 g to omega-3 fatty acids Total = 0.52 g = 14:1.
On average, we need about 2 g of LA and ALA per day from which a healthy body also produces EPA and DHA, etc.

Chili powder is a fiery-hot spice used to add flavor to salads, sauces, and vegetable and meat dishes. By mixing it in with other ingredients, it is possible to offest the spiciness of the cayenne pepper it often contains.

General information:

From Wikipedia: “Chili powder (also powdered chili, chile powder or chilli powder) is the dried, pulverized fruit of one or more varieties of chili pepper, sometimes with the addition of other spices (also sometimes known as chili powder blend). It is used as a spice to add pungency or piquancy and flavor to dishes. In American English the name is usually spelled "chili". In British English the spelling "chilli" (with two "l"s) is used consistently.”

Composition:

Chili powder blend is composed chiefly of chili peppers and blended with other spices including cumin, oregano, garlic powder, and sometimes salt. The chilis are most commonly either red chili peppers or cayenne peppers, which are both of the species Capsicum annuum; many types of hot pepper may be used, including ancho, jalapeño, New Mexico, and pasilla chilis. As a result of the various potential additives, the spiciness of any given chili powder is variable.”

History of commercial blends:

Chili powder is sometimes known by the specific type of chili pepper used (such as cayenne pepper). It is used in many different cuisines, including Tex-Mex, Indian, Chinese, Thai, and Korean.”

Chili powder blends are especially popular in American cuisine, where they are the primary flavor ingredient in chili con carne. The first commercial blends of chili powder in the U.S. were created by D.C. Pendery and William Gebhardt for this dish. Gebhardt opened Miller's Saloon in New Braunfels, Texas. Chili was the town's favorite dish. However, chili peppers could only be found at certain times of the year. Gebhardt imported some ancho peppers from Mexico and ran the peppers through a small meat grinder three times and created the first commercial chili powder, which became available in 1894.”

Culinary uses:

Translated from “gewuerzkarawane.de/chilipulver”: “Chili powder is mainly used in American, Mexican, and Spanish cuisines, but can be found in most spice racks in European and American households. It works well to add flavor to meat, fish, and vegetable soups; marinades; pickled dishes; egg dishes; gulash; steak tatare; vegetable dishes; and salads with beans and bell pepper. It is also often used in chili con carne. Chili powder is said to have been invented by British settlers in Texas, who used it to season a Mexicn meat dish in 1835. At that time, the blend most likely contained only cayenne pepper and oregano. Since it originated from South America, the Aztecs probably used chili powder.”

Storage:

“Like most spices, chili powder should be stored in an airtight container, in a dark, cool, dry place. If it contains a high percentage of herbs, then it should not be stored for too long.”

Nutrient tables

The complete nutritional information, coverage of the daily requirement and comparison values with other ingredients can be found in the following nutrient tables.

Nutritional Information
per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Energy282 kcal
1'180 kJ
14.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 2000kcal
Fat/Lipids14 g20.4%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 70g
Saturated Fats2.5 g12.3%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 20g
Carbohydrates (inc.dietary fiber)50 g18.4%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 270g
Sugars7.2 g8.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 90g
Fiber35 g139.2%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 25g
Protein/Albumin13 g26.9%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 50g
Cooking Salt (Na:2'867.0 mg)7'282 mg303.4%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 2.4g
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA.
Fat/Lipids
Carbohydrates
Protein/Albumin
Cooking Salt

Essential micronutrients with the highest proportions per 100g 2000 kcal
Sodium, Na 2'867 mg358.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 mg
VitVitamin E, as a-TEs 38 mg318.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 12 mg
VitVitamin A, as RAE 1'483 µg185.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 µg
VitVitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 2.1 mg150.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.4 mg
VitVitamin K 106 µg141.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 75 µg
MinIron, Fe 17 mg124.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 14 mg
MinCopper, Cu 1.0 mg100.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.0 mg
ElemPotassium, K 1'950 mg98.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2'000 mg
MinManganese, Mn 1.7 mg85.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2.0 mg
FatLinoleic acid; LA; 18:2 omega-6 7.5 g75.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 10 g

Detailed micronutrients and daily requirement coverage per 100g

Explanations of nutrient tables in general

The majority of the nutritional information comes from the USDA (US Department of Agriculture). This means that the information for natural products is often incomplete or only given within broader categories, whereas in most cases products made from these have more complete information displayed.

If we take flaxseed, for example, the important essential amino acid ALA (omega-3) is only included in an overarching category whereas for flaxseed oil ALA is listed specifically. In time, we will be able to change this, but it will require a lot of work. An “i” appears behind ingredients that have been adjusted and an explanation appears when you hover over this symbol.

For Erb Muesli, the original calculations resulted in 48 % of the daily requirement of ALA — but with the correction, we see that the muesli actually covers >100 % of the necessary recommendation for the omega-3 fatty acid ALA. Our goal is to eventually be able to compare the nutritional value of our recipes with those that are used in conventional western lifestyles.

Essential fatty acids per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Linoleic acid; LA; 18:2 omega-6 7.5 g75.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 10 g
Alpha-Linolenic acid; ALA; 18:3 omega-3 0.52 g26.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 2.0 g

Essential amino acids per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Valine (Val, V) 0.54 g33.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.6 g
Isoleucine (Ile, I) 0.39 g31.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.2 g
Threonine (Thr, T) 0.27 g29.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.93 g
Tryptophan (Trp, W) 0.07 g28.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.25 g
Leucine (Leu, L) 0.63 g26.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 2.4 g
Phenylalanine (Phe, F) 0.37 g24.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.6 g
Lysine (Lys, K) 0.36 g19.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.9 g
Methionine (Met, M) 0.13 g14.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.93 g

Vitamins per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Vitamin E, as a-TEs 38 mg318.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 12 mg
Vitamin A, as RAE 1'483 µg185.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 µg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 2.1 mg150.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.4 mg
Vitamin K 106 µg141.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 75 µg
Niacin (née vitamin B3) 12 mg73.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 16 mg
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) 0.94 mg67.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.4 mg
Thiamine (vitamin B1) 0.25 mg23.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.1 mg
Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) 0.89 mg15.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 6.0 mg
Folate, as the active form of folic acid (née vitamin B9 and 28 µg14.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 200 µg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 0.70 mg1.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 80 mg
Vitamin D 0 µg< 0.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 5.0 µg

Essential macroelements (macronutrients) per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Sodium, Na 2'867 mg358.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 mg
Potassium, K 1'950 mg98.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2'000 mg
Phosphorus, P 300 mg43.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 700 mg
Calcium, Ca 330 mg41.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 mg
Magnesium, Mg 149 mg40.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 375 mg

Essential trace elements (micronutrients) per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Iron, Fe 17 mg124.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 14 mg
Copper, Cu 1.0 mg100.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.0 mg
Manganese, Mn 1.7 mg85.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2.0 mg
Zinc, Zn 4.3 mg43.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 10 mg
Selenium, Se 20 µg37.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 55 µg
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