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Bell pepper vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 0.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bell pepper Summer squash
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Summer squash
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
43
Bell pepper
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
6
Bell pepper
9
Summer squash

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.35
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.35

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.487
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218
Contains more Vitamin C +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.487
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
5%
Bell pepper
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Summer squash

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Bell pepper Summer squash Opinion
Calories 20 16 Bell pepper
Protein 0.86 1.21 Summer squash
Fats 0.17 0.18 Summer squash
Vitamin C 80.4 17 Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64 3.35 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.35 Summer squash
Calcium 10 15 Summer squash
Potassium 175 262 Summer squash
Magnesium 10 17 Summer squash
Sugars 2.4 2.2 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7 1.1 Bell pepper
Copper 0.066 0.051 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13 0.29 Summer squash
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20 38 Summer squash
Sodium 3 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 370 200 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37 0.12 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.048 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.487 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.155 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.218 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 3 Bell pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.044 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.012 0.011 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036 0.028 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.036 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.039 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.007 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.041 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.01 0.025 Summer squash
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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