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Bell pepper vs Rapini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bell pepper and Rapini different?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, however Rapini is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Folate, Vitamin A, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Rapini is 181% higher.
  • Bell pepper contains 4 times more Vitamin C than Rapini. While Bell pepper contains 80.4mg of Vitamin C, Rapini contains only 20.2mg.

Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Broccoli raab, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +529.4%
Contains more Calcium +980%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Zinc +492.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +265%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +529.4%
Contains more Calcium +980%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Zinc +492.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +265%

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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Rapini
Contains more Vitamin C +298%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31%
Contains more Vitamin A +608.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +337.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2927%
Contains more Folate +730%
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 68% 158% 33% 0% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 0% 560% 63%
Contains more Vitamin C +298%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31%
Contains more Vitamin A +608.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +337.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2927%
Contains more Folate +730%

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
86
Rapini
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
27
Rapini

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
19%
Rapini
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
3%
Rapini
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
2%
Rapini

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 Rapini
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 Rapini
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?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.02g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini 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 Rapini Opinion
Calories 20 22 Rapini
Protein 0.86 3.17 Rapini
Fats 0.17 0.49 Rapini
Vitamin C 80.4 20.2 Bell pepper
Net carbs 2.940000057220459 0.15000000596046448 Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64 2.85 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 2.14 Rapini
Calcium 10 108 Rapini
Potassium 175 196 Rapini
Magnesium 10 22 Rapini
Sugar 2.4 0.38 Rapini
Fiber 1.7 2.7 Rapini
Copper 0.066 0.042 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13 0.77 Rapini
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20 73 Rapini
Sodium 3 33 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 2622 Rapini
Vitamin E 0.37 1.62 Rapini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.162 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.129 Rapini
Vitamin B3 0.48 1.221 Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.322 Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.171 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 224 Rapini
Folate 10 83 Rapini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.05 Rapini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.026 Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.13 Rapini
Tryptophan 0.012 0.043 Rapini
Threonine 0.036 0.106 Rapini
Isoleucine 0.024 0.104 Rapini
Leucine 0.036 0.17 Rapini
Lysine 0.039 0.198 Rapini
Methionine 0.007 0.048 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.128 Rapini
Valine 0.036 0.153 Rapini
Histidine 0.01 0.066 Rapini
Fructose 1.12 0.17 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. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/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.