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Bell pepper vs. Plum — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bell pepper and Plum

  • Plum has less Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 79% more.
  • Bell pepper has 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Plum. Bell pepper has 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, while Plum has 0.029mg.
  • Bell pepper is lower in Sugar.

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

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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 Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Copper +15.8%
Contains more Manganese +134.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
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 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19% 7% 0%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Copper +15.8%
Contains more Manganese +134.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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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Plum
Contains more Vitamin E +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +746.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +672.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 345
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 2% 16%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +746.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +672.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 345
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +22.9%
Contains more Other +18.9%
Contains more Fats +64.7%
Contains more Carbs +146.1%
Equal in Water - 87.23
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
11% 87%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 11.42 g
Water: 87.23 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Protein +22.9%
Contains more Other +18.9%
Contains more Fats +64.7%
Contains more Carbs +146.1%
Equal in Water - 87.23

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1575%
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
9% 69% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1575%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +1327.3%
Contains more Glucose +337.1%
Contains more Fructose +174.1%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
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
16% 51% 31%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.57 g
Glucose: 5.07 g
Fructose: 3.07 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.08 g
Galactose: 0.14 g
Contains more Sucrose +1327.3%
Contains more Glucose +337.1%
Contains more Fructose +174.1%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
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 Plum
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Plum Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 10.02g Plum
Protein 0.86g 0.7g Bell pepper
Fats 0.17g 0.28g Plum
Carbs 4.64g 11.42g Plum
Calories 20kcal 46kcal Plum
Fructose 1.12g 3.07g Plum
Sugar 2.4g 9.92g Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7g 1.4g Bell pepper
Calcium 10mg 6mg Bell pepper
Iron 0.34mg 0.17mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 10mg 7mg Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20mg 16mg Bell pepper
Potassium 175mg 157mg Bell pepper
Sodium 3mg 0mg Plum
Zinc 0.13mg 0.1mg Bell pepper
Copper 0.066mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Manganese 0.122mg 0.052mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370IU 345IU Bell pepper
Vitamin A RAE 18µg 17µg Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.26mg Bell pepper
Vitamin C 80.4mg 9.5mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.028mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.026mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.417mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.135mg Plum
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.029mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 5µg Bell pepper
Choline 5.5mg 1.9mg Bell pepper
Vitamin K 7.4µg 6.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.009mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg 0.01mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.014mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036mg 0.015mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg 0.016mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg 0.008mg Plum
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.014mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.016mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg 0.009mg Bell pepper
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.017g Plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.134g Plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.044g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Plum
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
9%
Plum
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Bell pepper
6%
Plum

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Plum
Plum contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Plum
Plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.52g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.