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Peppers vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sugars (difference - 2.6g)
Which food is cheaper?
Zucchini
Zucchini is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers 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.
Peppers Zucchini
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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
Peppers 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
120
Peppers
15
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
15
Peppers
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
:
Contains more Iron +224.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +228.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.32
Contains more Iron +224.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +228.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.32

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 +1254.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +489.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +232.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.094
Contains more Vitamin C +1254.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +489.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +232.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.094

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Peppers
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 Peppers Zucchini Opinion
Calories 40 17 Peppers
Protein 2 1.21 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.32 Zucchini
Vitamin C 242.5 17.9 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 3.11 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.37 Peppers
Calcium 18 16 Peppers
Potassium 340 261 Peppers
Magnesium 25 18 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 2.5 Peppers
Fiber 1.5 1 Peppers
Copper 0.174 0.053 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.32 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 46 38 Peppers
Sodium 7 8 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 200 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.12 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.045 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.094 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.451 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.204 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.163 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 4.3 Peppers
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.084 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.011
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.091 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.01 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.029 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.044 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.071 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.067 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.018 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.043 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.054 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.026 Peppers
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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