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Sweet potato vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sugars (difference - 0.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Sweet potato Peppers
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sweet potato 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
80
Sweet potato
120
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
15
Sweet potato
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
:
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +96.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Zinc - 0.3
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +96.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Zinc - 0.3
Equal in Phosphorus - 46

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 A +1103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1211.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +10004.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Vitamin K +694.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1211.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +10004.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Vitamin K +694.4%

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
9%
Sweet potato
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
9%
Peppers
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
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 Sweet potato Peppers Opinion
Calories 86 40 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 2 Peppers
Fats 0.05 0.2 Peppers
Vitamin C 2.4 242.5 Peppers
Carbs 20.12 9.46 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 30 18 Sweet potato
Potassium 337 340 Peppers
Magnesium 25 25
Sugars 4.18 5.1 Peppers
Fiber 3 1.5 Sweet potato
Copper 0.151 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.3
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 46 Sweet potato
Sodium 55 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 14187 1179 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.061 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 14.3 Peppers
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.021 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.011 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.109 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.031 0.026 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 0.074 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.092 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.066 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.029 0.024 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.062 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 0.084 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 0.041 Peppers
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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