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Bell pepper vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomato
Tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 0.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Tomato
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
6
Bell pepper
7
Tomato

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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4
Tomato
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Copper +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Potassium +35.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Equal in Calcium - 10
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Copper +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Potassium +35.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Equal in Calcium - 10
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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
:
4
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin C +486.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 7.9
Contains more Vitamin C +486.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 7.9

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Tomato

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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 Tomato Opinion
Calories 20 18 Bell pepper
Protein 0.86 0.88 Tomato
Fats 0.17 0.2 Tomato
Vitamin C 80.4 13.7 Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64 3.89 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.27 Bell pepper
Calcium 10 10
Potassium 175 237 Tomato
Magnesium 10 11 Tomato
Sugars 2.4 2.63 Tomato
Fiber 1.7 1.2 Bell pepper
Copper 0.066 0.059 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13 0.17 Tomato
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 20 24 Tomato
Sodium 3 5 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.37 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.037 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.019 Bell pepper
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.594 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.089 Bell pepper
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.08 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 7.9 Tomato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.028 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.083 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.012 0.006 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036 0.027 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024 0.018 Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036 0.025 Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039 0.027 Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007 0.006 Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.027 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 0.018 Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01 0.014 Tomato
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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