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Taro vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 4.7g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
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.
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.
Taro Peppers
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Taro Peppers
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
13
Taro
120
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
19
Taro
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
Taro
4
:
Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +73.8%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.6%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Zinc +30.4%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.174
Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +73.8%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.6%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Zinc +30.4%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.174

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
Taro
4
:
Contains more Vitamin E +244.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +396.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +5288.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1451.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1330%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.278
Contains more Vitamin E +244.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +396.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +5288.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1451.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1330%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.278

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%
Taro
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Taro
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 Taro Peppers Opinion
Calories 112 40 Taro
Protein 1.5 2 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 4.5 242.5 Peppers
Carbs 26.46 9.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 43 18 Taro
Potassium 591 340 Taro
Magnesium 33 25 Taro
Sugars 0.4 5.1 Peppers
Fiber 4.1 1.5 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.23 0.3 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 84 46 Taro
Sodium 11 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 76 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 2.38 0.69 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.09 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.061 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.278 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 14.3 Peppers
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.011 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.109 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.023 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.069 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.054 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.111 0.105 Taro
Lysine 0.067 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.02 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.062 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.034 0.041 Peppers
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