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Broccoli vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Broccoli and Peppers

  • Broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Folate, while Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Peppers covers your daily Vitamin C needs 170% more than Broccoli.
  • Broccoli has 9 times more Vitamin B5 than Peppers. Broccoli has 0.573mg of Vitamin B5, while Peppers have 0.061mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Broccoli, raw and Peppers, hot chili, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Zinc +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Copper +255.1%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Zinc +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Copper +255.1%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Equal in Potassium - 340

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 E +13%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +839.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +610.5%
Contains more Folate +173.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +171.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +839.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +610.5%
Contains more Folate +173.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +171.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.9%

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.
Broccoli Peppers
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Peppers Opinion
Calories 34kcal 40kcal Peppers
Protein 2.82g 2g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.2g Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2mg 242.5mg Peppers
Net carbs 4.04g 7.96g Peppers
Carbs 6.64g 9.46g Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.73mg 1.2mg Peppers
Calcium 47mg 18mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 340mg Peppers
Magnesium 21mg 25mg Peppers
Sugar 1.7g 5.1g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 1.5g Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.174mg Peppers
Zinc 0.41mg 0.3mg Broccoli
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 46mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 7mg Peppers
Vitamin A 623IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.69mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.09mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.061mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.278mg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 14.3µg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 23µg Broccoli
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.011g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.109g Peppers
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.026mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg 0.074mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.065mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg 0.105mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg 0.089mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg 0.024mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg 0.062mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg 0.084mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg 0.041mg Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Peppers
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
65
Broccoli
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
23
Peppers

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
17%
Broccoli
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
9%
Peppers
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.
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.

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients
  2. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.