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Bell pepper vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Zucchini
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Zucchini
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
15
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
6
Bell pepper
9
Zucchini

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 +24.5%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +49.1%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Zinc +146.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Equal in Iron - 0.37
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +49.1%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Zinc +146.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Equal in Iron - 0.37

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +349.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +235.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.451
Contains more Vitamin C +349.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +235.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.451

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%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Zucchini

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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 Zucchini Opinion
Calories 20 17 Bell pepper
Protein 0.86 1.21 Zucchini
Fats 0.17 0.32 Zucchini
Vitamin C 80.4 17.9 Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64 3.11 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.37 Zucchini
Calcium 10 16 Zucchini
Potassium 175 261 Zucchini
Magnesium 10 18 Zucchini
Sugars 2.4 2.5 Zucchini
Fiber 1.7 1 Bell pepper
Copper 0.066 0.053 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13 0.32 Zucchini
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 20 38 Zucchini
Sodium 3 8 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 200 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37 0.12 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.045 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.094 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.451 Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.204 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.163 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 4.3 Bell pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.084 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.011 Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.091 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.012 0.01 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036 0.029 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024 0.044 Zucchini
Leucine 0.036 0.071 Zucchini
Lysine 0.039 0.067 Zucchini
Methionine 0.007 0.018 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.043 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 0.054 Zucchini
Histidine 0.01 0.026 Zucchini
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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