RED CHILI SAUCE NUTRITIONAL VALUES & CALORIES
We often see a jar of chili sauce and think that it's just an extra taste to add to our meal and has no other values. Well that is the case with most if not all of the commercially produced chili sauces.
But in fact, a fresh made chili sauce is quite nutritious.
Red Chili Sauce contains enough vitamins and minerals to rank itself on top of nutrition chart. Red chili sauce is considered an A grade food, meaning it contains most of essential vitamins and minerals that our body need on a daily bases.
Red Chili Sauce contains very high amounts of vitamin A, vitamin B6 and vitamin C.
3.5 oz (100g) of which has only 14 calories (1 calorie from fat). Having said that, consumption of 100 grams of Red chili pepper alone may not be a wise choice due to its high level of capsaicin, a substance that has given chili pepper a wild reputation and can burn our mouth from mild to irresistible point. But it can be used to spice up our meal and increase our vitamin intake.
Red Chili sauce is very high in dietary fiber and minerals such as iron, manganese, niacin, phosphorus and potassium.
Red chili sauce contains high amounts of thiamin. Thiamin can be very effective to cardiovascular system and can help us maintain a healthy vision as well as improving our brain functions.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 14 Calories from fat 1
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 20%
Potassium 180mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 3.2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%