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Peppers vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sugars (difference - 2.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers 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?
?
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.
Peppers Pumpkin
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Peppers Pumpkin
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
120
Peppers
53
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
15
Peppers
12
Pumpkin

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
:
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +37%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Zinc - 0.32
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +37%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Zinc - 0.32
Equal in Phosphorus - 44

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 +2594.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +622.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +388.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2594.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +622.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +388.5%

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
12%
Peppers
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
1%
Peppers
0%
Pumpkin

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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 Peppers Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 40 26 Peppers
Protein 2 1 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.1 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 9 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 6.5 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.8 Peppers
Calcium 18 21 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 340
Magnesium 25 12 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 2.76 Peppers
Fiber 1.5 0.5 Peppers
Copper 0.174 0.127 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.32 Pumpkin
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Phosphorus 46 44 Peppers
Sodium 7 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 1179 8513 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 0.69 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.05 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.11 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.6 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.298 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.061 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 1.1 Peppers
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.052 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.013 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.005 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.012 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.029 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.031 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.046 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.054 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.011 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.032 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.035 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.016 Peppers
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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