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Brussels sprout vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Brussels sprout Peppers
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals 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
Brussels sprout Peppers
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
104
Brussels sprout
120
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
15
Peppers

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 Iron +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Copper +148.6%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Copper +148.6%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Equal in Magnesium - 25

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 E +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +406.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1137.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Contains more Vitamin E +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +406.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1137.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09

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
20%
Brussels sprout
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Peppers

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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 Brussels sprout Peppers Opinion
Calories 43 40 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 2 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.2 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 242.5 Peppers
Carbs 8.95 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 1.2 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 18 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 340 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 25 Peppers
Sugars 2.2 5.1 Peppers
Fiber 3.8 1.5 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.42 0.3 Brussels sprout
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Phosphorus 69 46 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 754 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.88 0.69 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.09 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.09
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.061 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 14.3 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.011 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.109 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.026 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.074 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.065 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.105 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.089 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.024 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.062 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.084 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.041 Brussels sprout
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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