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Bell pepper vs. Celery — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bell pepper and Celery?

  • Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, yet Celery is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% higher.
  • Bell pepper has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Celery. Bell pepper has 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, while Celery has 0.074mg.

We used Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Celery, raw types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains more Manganese +18.4%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Zinc - 0.13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12% 14% 3%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains more Manganese +18.4%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Zinc - 0.13

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Celery
Contains more Vitamin E +37%
Contains more Vitamin C +2493.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +148.5%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Choline +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +295.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 3% 19%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 4% 74%
Contains more Vitamin E +37%
Contains more Vitamin C +2493.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +148.5%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Choline +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +295.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +24.6%
Contains more Carbs +56.2%
Contains more Other +68.2%
Equal in Fats - 0.17
Equal in Water - 95.43
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
3% 95%
Protein: 0.69 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 2.97 g
Water: 95.43 g
Other: 0.74 g
Contains more Protein +24.6%
Contains more Carbs +56.2%
Contains more Other +68.2%
Equal in Fats - 0.17
Equal in Water - 95.43

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.4%
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
27% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.079 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.4%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +37.5%
Contains more Glucose +190%
Contains more Fructose +202.7%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
5% 49% 47%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.11 g
Glucose: 1.16 g
Fructose: 1.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
6% 30% 28% 36%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.08 g
Glucose: 0.4 g
Fructose: 0.37 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.48 g
Contains more Sucrose +37.5%
Contains more Glucose +190%
Contains more Fructose +202.7%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bell pepper Celery
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Celery Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 1.37g Bell pepper
Protein 0.86g 0.69g Bell pepper
Fats 0.17g 0.17g
Carbs 4.64g 2.97g Bell pepper
Calories 20kcal 16kcal Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g 0.37g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g 1.34g Celery
Fiber 1.7g 1.6g Bell pepper
Calcium 10mg 40mg Celery
Iron 0.34mg 0.2mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Celery
Phosphorus 20mg 24mg Celery
Potassium 175mg 260mg Celery
Sodium 3mg 80mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.13mg
Copper 0.066mg 0.035mg Bell pepper
Manganese 0.122mg 0.103mg Bell pepper
Selenium 0µg 0.4µg Celery
Vitamin A 370IU 449IU Celery
Vitamin A RAE 18µg 22µg Celery
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.27mg Bell pepper
Vitamin C 80.4mg 3.1mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.021mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.057mg Celery
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.32mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.246mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.074mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 36µg Celery
Choline 5.5mg 6.1mg Celery
Vitamin K 7.4µg 29.3µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.009mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg 0.02mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.021mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036mg 0.032mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg 0.027mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg 0.005mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.02mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.027mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg 0.012mg Celery
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.042g Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.032g Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.079g Celery

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Celery
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Bell pepper
16%
Celery
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Bell pepper
10%
Celery

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.06g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celery
Celery is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients
  2. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.