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Rapini vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rapini and Bell pepper different?

  • Rapini is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Folate, Vitamin A, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E and Vitamin B2, however Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Rapini is 181% higher.
  • Rapini contains 11 times more Calcium than Bell pepper. While Rapini contains 108mg of Calcium, Bell pepper contains only 10mg.

Broccoli raab, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw are the varieties used 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
Rapini
6
:
Contains more Iron +529.4%
Contains more Calcium +980%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Zinc +492.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +265%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +529.4%
Contains more Calcium +980%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Zinc +492.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +265%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%

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
Rapini
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +608.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +337.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2927%
Contains more Folate +730%
Contains more Vitamin C +298%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 68% 158% 33% 0% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 0% 560% 63%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +608.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +337.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2927%
Contains more Folate +730%
Contains more Vitamin C +298%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
86
Rapini
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
27
Rapini
9
Bell pepper

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 the food
Protein
19%
Rapini
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
3%
Rapini
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
2%
Rapini
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Rapini Bell pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rapini Bell pepper
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 contains less Sugars?
Rapini
Rapini contains less Sugars (difference - 2.02g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Rapini Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 22 20 Rapini
Protein 3.17 0.86 Rapini
Fats 0.49 0.17 Rapini
Vitamin C 20.2 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 2.85 4.64 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.34 Rapini
Calcium 108 10 Rapini
Potassium 196 175 Rapini
Magnesium 22 10 Rapini
Sugars 0.38 2.4 Rapini
Fiber 2.7 1.7 Rapini
Copper 0.042 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.77 0.13 Rapini
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 73 20 Rapini
Sodium 33 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 2622 370 Rapini
Vitamin E 1.62 0.37 Rapini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.162 0.057 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.129 0.028 Rapini
Vitamin B3 1.221 0.48 Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.322 0.099 Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.171 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 224 7.4 Rapini
Folate 83 10 Rapini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.058 Rapini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026 0.008 Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.13 0.062 Rapini
Tryptophan 0.043 0.012 Rapini
Threonine 0.106 0.036 Rapini
Isoleucine 0.104 0.024 Rapini
Leucine 0.17 0.036 Rapini
Lysine 0.198 0.039 Rapini
Methionine 0.048 0.007 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.128 0.092 Rapini
Valine 0.153 0.036 Rapini
Histidine 0.066 0.01 Rapini
Fructose 0.17 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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.