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Zucchini vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper 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.
Zucchini Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Zucchini Bell pepper
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
15
Zucchini
43
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
9
Zucchini
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 +60%
Contains more Potassium +49.1%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Zinc +146.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +49.1%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Zinc +146.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +235.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +349.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48
Contains more Vitamin B2 +235.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +349.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48

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%
Zucchini
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Zucchini
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 Zucchini Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 17 20 Bell pepper
Protein 1.21 0.86 Zucchini
Fats 0.32 0.17 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 3.11 4.64 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.34 Zucchini
Calcium 16 10 Zucchini
Potassium 261 175 Zucchini
Magnesium 18 10 Zucchini
Sugars 2.5 2.4 Zucchini
Fiber 1 1.7 Bell pepper
Copper 0.053 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.32 0.13 Zucchini
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 38 20 Zucchini
Sodium 8 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 200 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.12 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.028 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.48 Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.099 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 7.4 Bell pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.058 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.008 Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.062 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.029 0.036 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.044 0.024 Zucchini
Leucine 0.071 0.036 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 0.039 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 0.007 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.054 0.036 Zucchini
Histidine 0.026 0.01 Zucchini
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