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Bell pepper vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bell pepper and Grapefruit

  • Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Grapefruit is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 55% more than Grapefruit.
  • Grapefruit contains 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Bell pepper. Bell pepper contains 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, while Grapefruit contains 0.053mg.
  • Bell pepper has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas.

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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 +325%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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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Contains more Vitamin E +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +210.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.6%
Contains more Folate +30%
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 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +210.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.6%
Contains more Folate +30%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 9.06g Grapefruit
Protein 0.86g 0.77g Bell pepper
Fats 0.17g 0.14g Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64g 10.66g Grapefruit
Calories 20kcal 42kcal Grapefruit
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.12g 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 2.4g 6.89g Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7g 1.6g Bell pepper
Calcium 10mg 22mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.34mg 0.08mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20mg 18mg Bell pepper
Potassium 175mg 135mg Bell pepper
Sodium 3mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.13mg 0.07mg Bell pepper
Copper 0.066mg 0.032mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.13mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 31.2mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.043mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.031mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.204mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.053mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 13µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 0µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.008mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg 0.013mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.008mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036mg 0.015mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg 0.019mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg 0.007mg
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.013mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.015mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg 0.008mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.021g Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.036g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bell pepper Grapefruit
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
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
6
Grapefruit

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
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.49g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)
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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.