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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
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Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
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 C +157.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.6%
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 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 105% 69% 3% 0% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 0% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.6%
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 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 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

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Bell pepper Grapefruit
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.