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Bell pepper vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bell pepper and Cassava?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, yet Cassava is higher in Manganese.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 66% more.
  • Bell pepper has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Cassava. While Bell pepper has 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, Cassava has only 0.088mg.

We used Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Cassava, raw types 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
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Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%

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 C +290.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2746.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.9%
Contains more Folate +170%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.107
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 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +290.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2746.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.9%
Contains more Folate +170%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.107

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
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
14
Cassava

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%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
38%
Cassava
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Cassava

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.7g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Cassava Opinion
Calories 20 160 Cassava
Protein 0.86 1.36 Cassava
Fats 0.17 0.28 Cassava
Vitamin C 80.4 20.6 Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.27 Bell pepper
Calcium 10 16 Cassava
Potassium 175 271 Cassava
Magnesium 10 21 Cassava
Sugar 2.4 1.7 Cassava
Fiber 1.7 1.8 Cassava
Copper 0.066 0.1 Cassava
Zinc 0.13 0.34 Cassava
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20 27 Cassava
Sodium 3 14 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 13 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37 0.19 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.087 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.048 Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.854 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.107 Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.088 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 1.9 Bell pepper
Folate 10 27 Cassava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.074 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.075 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.048 Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.036 0.028 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024 0.027 Cassava
Leucine 0.036 0.039 Cassava
Lysine 0.039 0.044 Cassava
Methionine 0.007 0.011 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.026 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 0.035 Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01 0.02 Cassava
Fructose 1.12 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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.