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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" chart 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%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Equal in Zinc - 0.14
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
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%
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" 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 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 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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 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

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 Napa cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals 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
Starch 0g g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 1.7g g 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
Vitamin A 370IU 263IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092mg mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g g Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g g 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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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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
12
Napa cabbage

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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
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 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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. 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.