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Bell pepper vs. Napa cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bell pepper and Napa cabbage

  • Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Napa cabbage has more Folate.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 86% more than Napa cabbage.
  • Bell pepper contains 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Napa cabbage. While Bell pepper contains 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, Napa cabbage contains only 0.037mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked.

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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 Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +101.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Calcium +190%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Manganese +66.4%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Equal in Zinc - 0.14
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 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32% 27% 3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +101.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Calcium +190%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Manganese +66.4%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Equal in Zinc - 0.14

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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Contains more Vitamin A +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +505.4%
Contains more Folate +330%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466
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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +505.4%
Contains more Folate +330%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +108.1%
Contains more Other +158.8%
Contains more Protein +27.9%
Equal in Fats - 0.17
Equal in Water - 96.33
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
2% 96%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 2.23 g
Water: 96.33 g
Other: 0.17 g
Contains more Carbs +108.1%
Contains more Other +158.8%
Contains more Protein +27.9%
Equal in Fats - 0.17
Equal in Water - 96.33

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 Napa cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 2.23g Bell pepper
Protein 0.86g 1.1g Napa cabbage
Fats 0.17g 0.17g
Carbs 4.64g 2.23g Bell pepper
Calories 20kcal 12kcal Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g Napa cabbage
Fiber 1.7g Bell pepper
Calcium 10mg 29mg Napa cabbage
Iron 0.34mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Magnesium 10mg 8mg Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20mg 19mg Bell pepper
Potassium 175mg 87mg Bell pepper
Sodium 3mg 11mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.14mg Napa cabbage
Copper 0.066mg 0.096mg Napa cabbage
Manganese 0.122mg 0.203mg Napa cabbage
Selenium 0µg 0.4µg Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 370IU 263IU Bell pepper
Vitamin A RAE 18µg 13µg Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin C 80.4mg 3.2mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.005mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.025mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.466mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.035mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.037mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 43µg Napa cabbage
Choline 5.5mg Bell pepper
Vitamin K 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg Bell pepper
Saturated Fat 0.058g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Napa cabbage
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
7%
Napa cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Bell pepper
12%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.