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Summer squash vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 2.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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.
Summer squash Peppers
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
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
Summer squash 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
16
Summer squash
120
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
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 less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +242.9%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +241.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.3
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +242.9%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +241.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.3

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 B2 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1326.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +489.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +376.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1326.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +489.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +376.7%

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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 Summer squash Peppers Opinion
Calories 16 40 Peppers
Protein 1.21 2 Peppers
Fats 0.18 0.2 Peppers
Vitamin C 17 242.5 Peppers
Carbs 3.35 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 15 18 Peppers
Potassium 262 340 Peppers
Magnesium 17 25 Peppers
Sugars 2.2 5.1 Peppers
Fiber 1.1 1.5 Peppers
Copper 0.051 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.29 0.3 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 38 46 Peppers
Sodium 2 7 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.12 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.09 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.061 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 14.3 Peppers
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.011 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.109 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.011 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.028 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.042 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.069 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.065 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.017 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.053 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.025 0.041 Peppers
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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