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Bell pepper vs. Cheddar Cheese — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bell pepper and Cheddar Cheese

  • Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, however, Cheddar Cheese has more Calcium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cheddar Cheese's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 94% more.
  • Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Cheese, cheddar.

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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 +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Manganese +351.9%
Contains more Calcium +7000%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Phosphorus +2175%
Contains more Zinc +2700%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10% 4% 156%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Manganese +351.9%
Contains more Calcium +7000%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Phosphorus +2175%
Contains more Zinc +2700%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +713.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +239.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +235.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.1%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +200%
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 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 9% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +713.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +239.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +235.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.1%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +200%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +50.2%
Contains more Water +153.6%
Contains more Protein +2559.3%
Contains more Fats +19494.1%
Contains more Other +743.2%
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
23% 33% 3% 37% 4%
Protein: 22.87 g
Fats: 33.31 g
Carbs: 3.09 g
Water: 37.02 g
Other: 3.71 g
Contains more Carbs +50.2%
Contains more Water +153.6%
Contains more Protein +2559.3%
Contains more Fats +19494.1%
Contains more Other +743.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +115475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2191.9%
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
64% 31% 5%
Saturated Fat: 18.867 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.246 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.421 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +115475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2191.9%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +346.2%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
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
54% 25% 21%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0.26 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0.12 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +346.2%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
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 Cheddar Cheese
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Cheddar Cheese Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 3.09g Cheddar Cheese
Protein 0.86g 22.87g Cheddar Cheese
Fats 0.17g 33.31g Cheddar Cheese
Carbs 4.64g 3.09g Bell pepper
Calories 20kcal 404kcal Cheddar Cheese
Fructose 1.12g 0g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g 0.48g Cheddar Cheese
Fiber 1.7g 0g Bell pepper
Calcium 10mg 710mg Cheddar Cheese
Iron 0.34mg 0.14mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 10mg 27mg Cheddar Cheese
Phosphorus 20mg 455mg Cheddar Cheese
Potassium 175mg 76mg Bell pepper
Sodium 3mg 653mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 3.64mg Cheddar Cheese
Copper 0.066mg 0.03mg Bell pepper
Manganese 0.122mg 0.027mg Bell pepper
Selenium 0µg 28.5µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin A 370IU 1242IU Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin A RAE 18µg 330µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.71mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin D 0IU 24IU Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin D 0µg 0.6µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 80.4mg 0mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.029mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.428mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.059mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.41mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.066mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 27µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B12 0µg 1.1µg Cheddar Cheese
Choline 5.5mg 16.5mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin K 7.4µg 2.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.547mg Cheddar Cheese
Threonine 0.036mg 1.044mg Cheddar Cheese
Isoleucine 0.024mg 1.206mg Cheddar Cheese
Leucine 0.036mg 1.939mg Cheddar Cheese
Lysine 0.039mg 1.025mg Cheddar Cheese
Methionine 0.007mg 0.547mg Cheddar Cheese
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 1.074mg Cheddar Cheese
Valine 0.036mg 1.404mg Cheddar Cheese
Histidine 0.01mg 0.547mg Cheddar Cheese
Cholesterol 0mg 99mg Bell pepper
Trans Fat 0g 0.917g Bell pepper
Saturated Fat 0.058g 18.867g Bell pepper
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.001g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.017g Cheddar Cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 9.246g Cheddar Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 1.421g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0g 0.007g Cheddar Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bell pepper Cheddar Cheese
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
33%
Cheddar Cheese
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Bell pepper
79%
Cheddar Cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.92g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 650mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.809g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Cheddar Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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