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Black pepper vs. Bell pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Black pepper and Bell pepper

  • Black pepper has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin K, Iron, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, while Bell pepper has more Vitamin C.
  • Black pepper covers your daily need of Manganese 549% more than Bell pepper.
  • Black pepper contains 44 times more Calcium than Bell pepper. While Black pepper contains 443mg of Calcium, Bell pepper contains only 10mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, pepper, black and Peppers, sweet, green, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +4330%
Contains more Iron +2755.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1610%
Contains more Phosphorus +690%
Contains more Potassium +659.4%
Contains more Zinc +815.4%
Contains more Copper +1915.2%
Contains more Manganese +10353.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -85%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444% 1664% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0%
Contains more Calcium +4330%
Contains more Iron +2755.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1610%
Contains more Phosphorus +690%
Contains more Potassium +659.4%
Contains more Zinc +815.4%
Contains more Copper +1915.2%
Contains more Manganese +10353.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -85%

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 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +542.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1313.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.9%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Choline +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2112.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 7% 410%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +542.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1313.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.9%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Choline +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2112.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +1108.1%
Contains more Fats +1817.6%
Contains more Carbs +1278.2%
Contains more Other +2159.1%
Contains more Water +653.5%
10% 3% 64% 12% 10%
Protein: 10.39 g
Fats: 3.26 g
Carbs: 63.95 g
Water: 12.46 g
Other: 9.94 g
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Protein +1108.1%
Contains more Fats +1817.6%
Contains more Carbs +1278.2%
Contains more Other +2159.1%
Contains more Water +653.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9137.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1509.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.8%
44% 24% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.392 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.739 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.998 g
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9137.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1509.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.8%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +450%
Contains more Glucose +383.3%
Contains more Fructose +387%
3% 38% 36% 23%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.02 g
Glucose: 0.24 g
Fructose: 0.23 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.15 g
5% 49% 47%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.11 g
Glucose: 1.16 g
Fructose: 1.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +450%
Contains more Glucose +383.3%
Contains more Fructose +387%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Black pepper Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 2.94g Black pepper
Protein 10.39g 0.86g Black pepper
Fats 3.26g 0.17g Black pepper
Carbs 63.95g 4.64g Black pepper
Calories 251kcal 20kcal Black pepper
Fructose 0.23g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 0.64g 2.4g Black pepper
Fiber 25.3g 1.7g Black pepper
Calcium 443mg 10mg Black pepper
Iron 9.71mg 0.34mg Black pepper
Magnesium 171mg 10mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 158mg 20mg Black pepper
Potassium 1329mg 175mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 1.19mg 0.13mg Black pepper
Copper 1.33mg 0.066mg Black pepper
Manganese 12.753mg 0.122mg Black pepper
Selenium 4.9µg 0µg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 370IU Black pepper
Vitamin A RAE 27µg 18µg Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg 0.37mg Black pepper
Vitamin C 0mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.057mg Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.028mg Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 0.48mg Black pepper
Vitamin B5 1.399mg 0.099mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 0.224mg Black pepper
Folate 17µg 10µg Black pepper
Choline 11.3mg 5.5mg Black pepper
Vitamin K 163.7µg 7.4µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.012mg Black pepper
Threonine 0.244mg 0.036mg Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366mg 0.024mg Black pepper
Leucine 1.014mg 0.036mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.244mg 0.039mg Black pepper
Methionine 0.096mg 0.007mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446mg 0.092mg Black pepper
Valine 0.547mg 0.036mg Black pepper
Histidine 0.159mg 0.01mg Black pepper
Saturated Fat 1.392g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 0.008g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 0.062g Black pepper
Omega-3 - ALA 0.152g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black pepper Bell pepper
Low Fats diet ok
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
56%
Black pepper
32%
Bell pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
297%
Black pepper
9%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.76g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.334g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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