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Yam vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Yam
Yam contains less Sugars (difference - 1.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yam
Yam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yam
Yam is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Yam Bell pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Yam Bell pepper
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
16
Yam
43
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
19
Yam
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
Yam
7
:
Contains more Iron +58.8%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +366.3%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +169.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +58.8%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +366.3%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +169.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Yam
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +370.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +168.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +221.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.37
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +370.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +168.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +221.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.37

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%
Yam
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
28%
Yam
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Yam
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 Yam Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 118 20 Yam
Protein 1.53 0.86 Yam
Fats 0.17 0.17
Vitamin C 17.1 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 27.88 4.64 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.54 0.34 Yam
Calcium 17 10 Yam
Potassium 816 175 Yam
Magnesium 21 10 Yam
Sugars 0.5 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 4.1 1.7 Yam
Copper 0.178 0.066 Yam
Zinc 0.24 0.13 Yam
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 55 20 Yam
Sodium 9 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 138 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.35 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.112 0.057 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.028 Yam
Vitamin B3 0.552 0.48 Yam
Vitamin B5 0.314 0.099 Yam
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.224 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.3 7.4 Bell pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.058 Yam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.008 Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.062 Yam
Tryptophan 0.012 0.012
Threonine 0.054 0.036 Yam
Isoleucine 0.052 0.024 Yam
Leucine 0.096 0.036 Yam
Lysine 0.059 0.039 Yam
Methionine 0.021 0.007 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.071 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.062 0.036 Yam
Histidine 0.034 0.01 Yam
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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