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Bell pepper vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bell pepper and Ginger different?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K, however Ginger is richer in Copper, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Bell pepper is 84% higher.
  • Bell pepper contains 74 times more Vitamin K than Ginger. While Bell pepper contains 7.4µg of Vitamin K, Ginger contains only 0.1µg.

Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Ginger root, 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 less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +330%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +137.1%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Copper +242.4%
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% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +330%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +137.1%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Copper +242.4%

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.1%
Equal in Folate - 11
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 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.1%
Equal in Folate - 11

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 0.86g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 0.17g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 4.64g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 20kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch 0g g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 1.7g 2g Ginger
Calcium 10mg 16mg Ginger
Iron 0.34mg 0.6mg Ginger
Magnesium 10mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 20mg 34mg Ginger
Potassium 175mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 3mg 13mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.066mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 370IU 0IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.26mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 5mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.025mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.034mg Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.203mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.16mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 11µg Ginger
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 0.1µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.012mg
Threonine 0.036mg 0.036mg
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine 0.036mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine 0.039mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine 0.007mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.045mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine 0.01mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.203g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Ginger
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
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.145g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.