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Bell pepper vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bell pepper and Cabbage

  • Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper, however Cabbage has more Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 57% more.
  • Bell pepper has 3 times more Copper than Cabbage. Bell pepper has 0.066mg of Copper, while Cabbage has 0.019mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Cabbage, 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 less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Equal in Potassium - 170
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Equal in Potassium - 170

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 A +277.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Folate +330%
Contains more Vitamin K +927%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.061
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Contains more Vitamin A +277.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Folate +330%
Contains more Vitamin K +927%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.061

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 Cabbage
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 3.3g Cabbage
Protein 0.86g 1.28g Cabbage
Fats 0.17g 0.1g Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64g 5.8g Cabbage
Calories 20kcal 25kcal Cabbage
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.12g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 2.4g 3.2g Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 10mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 0.34mg 0.47mg Cabbage
Magnesium 10mg 12mg Cabbage
Phosphorus 20mg 26mg Cabbage
Potassium 175mg 170mg Bell pepper
Sodium 3mg 18mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.18mg Cabbage
Copper 0.066mg 0.019mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370IU 98IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.15mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 36.6mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.061mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.04mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.234mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.212mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.124mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.011mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg 0.035mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.03mg Cabbage
Leucine 0.036mg 0.041mg Cabbage
Lysine 0.039mg 0.044mg Cabbage
Methionine 0.007mg 0.012mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.032mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.042mg Cabbage
Histidine 0.01mg 0.022mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.017g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bell pepper Cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
10
Cabbage

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
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.