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Summer squash vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 0.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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.
Summer squash Bell pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Summer squash Bell pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
16
Summer squash
43
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
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
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Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.34

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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.224
Contains more Vitamin B2 +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.224

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
7%
Summer squash
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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 Summer squash Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 16 20 Bell pepper
Protein 1.21 0.86 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.17 Summer squash
Vitamin C 17 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 3.35 4.64 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.34 Summer squash
Calcium 15 10 Summer squash
Potassium 262 175 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 10 Summer squash
Sugars 2.2 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.1 1.7 Bell pepper
Copper 0.051 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.29 0.13 Summer squash
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 38 20 Summer squash
Sodium 2 3 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.12 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.028 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.48 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.099 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 7.4 Bell pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.058 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.008 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.062 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.028 0.036 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.042 0.024 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 0.036 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 0.039 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 0.007 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.053 0.036 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 0.01 Summer squash
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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