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Bell pepper vs Olive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bell pepper and Olive?

  • Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, yet Olive is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin E , Calcium, and Fiber.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 88% higher.
  • Bell pepper has 25 times more Vitamin B6 than Olive. Bell pepper has 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, while Olive has 0.009mg.
  • Bell pepper contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) types in this comparison.

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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 +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +2087.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Calcium +780%
Contains more Iron +870.6%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Copper +280.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 124% 3% 2% 1% 96% 6% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +2087.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Calcium +780%
Contains more Iron +870.6%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Copper +280.3%

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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Olive
Contains more Vitamin C +8833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2388.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +428.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +345.9%
Equal in Vitamin A - 403
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 25% 33% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +8833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2388.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +428.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +345.9%
Equal in Vitamin A - 403

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Olive Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 3.06g Olive
Protein 0.86g 0.84g Bell pepper
Fats 0.17g 10.68g Olive
Carbs 4.64g 6.26g Olive
Calories 20kcal 115kcal Olive
Starch 0g g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g 0g Olive
Fiber 1.7g 3.2g Olive
Calcium 10mg 88mg Olive
Iron 0.34mg 3.3mg Olive
Magnesium 10mg 4mg Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20mg 3mg Bell pepper
Potassium 175mg 8mg Bell pepper
Sodium 3mg 735mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.22mg Olive
Copper 0.066mg 0.251mg Olive
Vitamin A 370IU 403IU Olive
Vitamin E 0.37mg 1.65mg Olive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 0.9mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.003mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.037mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.015mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.009mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 0µg Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 1.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg 0.026mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.031mg Olive
Leucine 0.036mg 0.05mg Olive
Lysine 0.039mg 0.032mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg 0.012mg Olive
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.029mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.038mg Olive
Histidine 0.01mg 0.023mg Olive
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 1.415g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 7.888g Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.911g Olive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Olive
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
6
Olive
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
43
Olive

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%
Olive
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
6%
Olive
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
49%
Olive

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 732mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.357g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
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 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. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.