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Bell pepper vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bell pepper and Vegetable?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, yet Vegetable is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Iron.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% more.
  • Bell pepper has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Vegetable. While Bell pepper has 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, Vegetable has only 0.074mg.

We used Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt types in this article.

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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 less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Iron +141.2%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Contains more Zinc +276.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +155%
Equal in Potassium - 169
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Iron +141.2%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Contains more Zinc +276.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +155%
Equal in Potassium - 169

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 +2412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1055.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +217.6%
Contains more Folate +90%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.38
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 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +2412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1055.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +217.6%
Contains more Folate +90%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.38

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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Vegetable

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

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Bell pepper Vegetable
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 is richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Vegetable Opinion
Calories 20 65 Vegetable
Protein 0.86 2.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.17 0.15 Bell pepper
Vitamin C 80.4 3.2 Bell pepper
Net carbs 2.940000057220459 8.6899995803833 Vegetable
Carbs 4.64 13.09 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.82 Vegetable
Calcium 10 25 Vegetable
Potassium 175 169 Bell pepper
Magnesium 10 22 Vegetable
Sugar 2.4 3.12 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.066 0.083 Vegetable
Zinc 0.13 0.49 Vegetable
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20 51 Vegetable
Sodium 3 35 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 4277 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.37 0.38 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.071 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.851 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.151 Vegetable
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.074 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 23.5 Vegetable
Folate 10 19 Vegetable
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.031 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.01 Vegetable
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.072 Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.012 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.036 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.024 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.036 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.039 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.007 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.036 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.01 0.073 Vegetable
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.