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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
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Copper +51.5%

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 +2746.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +290.3%
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 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 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2746.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +290.3%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Cassava Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 36.26g Cassava
Protein 0.86g 1.36g Cassava
Fats 0.17g 0.28g Cassava
Carbs 4.64g 38.06g Cassava
Calories 20kcal 160kcal Cassava
Starch 0g g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g 1.7g Cassava
Fiber 1.7g 1.8g Cassava
Calcium 10mg 16mg Cassava
Iron 0.34mg 0.27mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 10mg 21mg Cassava
Phosphorus 20mg 27mg Cassava
Potassium 175mg 271mg Cassava
Sodium 3mg 14mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.34mg Cassava
Copper 0.066mg 0.1mg Cassava
Vitamin A 370IU 13IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.19mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 20.6mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.087mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.048mg Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.854mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.107mg Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.088mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 27µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 1.9µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.019mg Cassava
Threonine 0.036mg 0.028mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.027mg Cassava
Leucine 0.036mg 0.039mg Cassava
Lysine 0.039mg 0.044mg Cassava
Methionine 0.007mg 0.011mg Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.026mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.035mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg 0.02mg Cassava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.074g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.075g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.048g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Cassava
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
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

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.

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.