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Carrot vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 2.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.
Carrot Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Bell pepper
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
97
Carrot
43
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
6
Bell pepper

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
Carrot
5
:
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Potassium +82.9%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +84.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Potassium +82.9%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +84.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%

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
Carrot
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +4415.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1262.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4415.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1262.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%

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
6%
Carrot
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Bell pepper

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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 Carrot Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 41 20 Carrot
Protein 0.93 0.86 Carrot
Fats 0.24 0.17 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 9.58 4.64 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.34 Bell pepper
Calcium 33 10 Carrot
Potassium 320 175 Carrot
Magnesium 12 10 Carrot
Sugars 4.74 2.4 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 1.7 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.24 0.13 Carrot
Starch 1.43 0 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 20 Carrot
Sodium 69 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 16706 370 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.37 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.057 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.028 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.48 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.099 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 7.4 Carrot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.058 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.008 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.062 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.012
Threonine 0.191 0.036 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.024 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 0.036 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 0.039 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.007 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.069 0.036 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 0.01 Carrot
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