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Avocado vs. Bell pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Avocado and Bell pepper

  • Avocado has more Vitamin B5, Fiber, Folate, Copper, Vitamin K, Vitamin E , Potassium, and Vitamin B3, however, Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 78% more than Avocado.
  • Bell pepper has 37 times less Saturated Fat than Avocado. Avocado has 2.126g of Saturated Fat, while Bell pepper has 0.058g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Peppers, sweet, green, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +61.8%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains more Potassium +177.1%
Contains more Zinc +392.3%
Contains more Copper +187.9%
Contains more Manganese +16.4%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64% 19% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +61.8%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains more Potassium +177.1%
Contains more Zinc +392.3%
Contains more Copper +187.9%
Contains more Manganese +16.4%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +459.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +364.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +262.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1303%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
Contains more Folate +710%
Contains more Choline +158.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +183.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +153.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +704%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 8% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Vitamin E +459.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +364.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +262.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1303%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
Contains more Folate +710%
Contains more Choline +158.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +183.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +153.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +704%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +132.6%
Contains more Fats +8523.5%
Contains more Carbs +83.8%
Contains more Other +259.1%
Contains more Water +28.2%
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Protein +132.6%
Contains more Fats +8523.5%
Contains more Carbs +83.8%
Contains more Other +259.1%
Contains more Water +28.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +122387.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2829%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.3%
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +122387.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2829%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +83.3%
Contains more Glucose +213.5%
Contains more Fructose +833.3%
14% 8% 49% 16% 13%
Starch: 0.11 g
Sucrose: 0.06 g
Glucose: 0.37 g
Fructose: 0.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
5% 49% 47%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.11 g
Glucose: 1.16 g
Fructose: 1.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +83.3%
Contains more Glucose +213.5%
Contains more Fructose +833.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Avocado Bell pepper
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 2.94g Bell pepper
Protein 2g 0.86g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.17g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 4.64g Avocado
Calories 160kcal 20kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g 0g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 0.66g 2.4g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 1.7g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 10mg Avocado
Iron 0.55mg 0.34mg Avocado
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 20mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 175mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.64mg 0.13mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.066mg Avocado
Manganese 0.142mg 0.122mg Avocado
Selenium 0.4µg 0µg Avocado
Vitamin A 146IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 18µg Bell pepper
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.37mg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.057mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.028mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.48mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.099mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.224mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 10µg Avocado
Choline 14.2mg 5.5mg Avocado
Vitamin K 21µg 7.4µg Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.012mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg 0.036mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.024mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg 0.036mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg 0.039mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg 0.007mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg 0.092mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg 0.036mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg 0.01mg Avocado
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.008g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.062g Avocado
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.015g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.111g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Avocado Bell pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Avocado
32%
Bell pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Avocado
9%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.74g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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