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Bell pepper vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bell pepper and Red cabbage

  • Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Red cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, and Manganese.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 26% more than Red cabbage.
  • Red cabbage contains 4 times less Copper than Bell pepper. Bell pepper contains 0.066mg of Copper, while Red cabbage contains 0.017mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Cabbage, red, raw.

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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 Copper +288.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Copper +288.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%

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 +41.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +201.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +416.2%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209
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 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +201.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +416.2%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209

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
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
13
Red 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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Red cabbage

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

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Red cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
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 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 Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 20 31 Red cabbage
Protein 0.86 1.43 Red cabbage
Fats 0.17 0.16 Bell pepper
Vitamin C 80.4 57 Bell pepper
Net carbs 2.940000057220459 5.269999980926514 Red cabbage
Carbs 4.64 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 10 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 175 243 Red cabbage
Magnesium 10 16 Red cabbage
Sugar 2.4 3.83 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.066 0.017 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13 0.22 Red cabbage
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 20 30 Red cabbage
Sodium 3 27 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.37 0.11 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.069 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.418 Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.147 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.209 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 38.2 Red cabbage
Folate 10 18 Red cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.012 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.08 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 0.012
Threonine 0.036 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.024 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.036 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.039 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.007 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.036 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.01 0.024 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.12 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.