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Bell pepper vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bell pepper and Broccoli

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus in Broccoli is higher than in Bell pepper.
  • Broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 78% more than Bell pepper.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Broccoli, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Copper +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Calcium +370%
Contains more Potassium +80.6%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Zinc +215.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +230%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Contains more Copper +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Calcium +370%
Contains more Potassium +80.6%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Zinc +215.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +230%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +478.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1273%
Contains more Folate +530%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +478.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1273%
Contains more Folate +530%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
34
Bell pepper
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
18
Broccoli

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 food.
Protein
5%
Bell pepper
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
7%
Broccoli
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bell pepper Broccoli
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Bell pepper Broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Broccoli Opinion
Calories 20 34 Broccoli
Protein 0.86 2.82 Broccoli
Fats 0.17 0.37 Broccoli
Vitamin C 80.4 89.2 Broccoli
Net carbs 2.940000057220459 4.039999961853027 Broccoli
Carbs 4.64 6.64 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.73 Broccoli
Calcium 10 47 Broccoli
Potassium 175 316 Broccoli
Magnesium 10 21 Broccoli
Sugar 2.4 1.7 Broccoli
Fiber 1.7 2.6 Broccoli
Copper 0.066 0.049 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13 0.41 Broccoli
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 20 66 Broccoli
Sodium 3 33 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 623 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.37 0.78 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.071 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.639 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.175 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 101.6 Broccoli
Folate 10 63 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.039 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.011 Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.038 Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.036 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.024 0.079 Broccoli
Leucine 0.036 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.039 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.007 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.036 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.01 0.059 Broccoli
Fructose 1.12 0.68 Bell pepper

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients
  2. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients

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

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.