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Bell pepper vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bell pepper and Chives different?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, however Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin A, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chives is 171% higher.

Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Chives, raw are the varieties used 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 +370.6%
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Potassium +69.1%
Contains more Magnesium +320%
Contains more Copper +137.9%
Contains more Zinc +330.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Equal in Sodium - 3
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Potassium +69.1%
Contains more Magnesium +320%
Contains more Copper +137.9%
Contains more Zinc +330.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Equal in Sodium - 3

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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Chives
Contains more Vitamin C +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +310.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2774.3%
Contains more Folate +950%
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 194% 262% 5% 0% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 0% 532% 79%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +310.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2774.3%
Contains more Folate +950%

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
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
30
Chives

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
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
3%
Chives

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

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Bell pepper Chives
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 richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.55g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Chives Opinion
Calories 20 30 Chives
Protein 0.86 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.17 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 80.4 58.1 Bell pepper
Net carbs 2.940000057220459 1.850000023841858 Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64 4.35 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 1.6 Chives
Calcium 10 92 Chives
Potassium 175 296 Chives
Magnesium 10 42 Chives
Sugar 2.4 1.85 Chives
Fiber 1.7 2.5 Chives
Copper 0.066 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.13 0.56 Chives
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20 58 Chives
Sodium 3 3
Vitamin A 370 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.37 0.21 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.647 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.138 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 212.7 Chives
Folate 10 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.146 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.012 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.036 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.024 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.036 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.039 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.007 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.036 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.01 0.057 Chives
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. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/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.