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Rapini vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Rapini and Peppers?

  • Rapini is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin A, Manganese, and Vitamin E , yet Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 247% higher.
  • Rapini has 16 times more Vitamin K than Peppers. Rapini has 224µg of Vitamin K, while Peppers have 14.3µg.

We used Broccoli raab, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw types in this comparison.

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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
4
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Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +314.3%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +314.3%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%

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 +122.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +427.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1466.4%
Contains more Folate +260.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1100.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.6%
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +122.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +427.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1466.4%
Contains more Folate +260.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1100.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.6%

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
86
Rapini
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
27
Rapini
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
19%
Rapini
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
3%
Rapini
9%
Peppers
Fats
2%
Rapini
1%
Peppers

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rapini Peppers
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 lower in Sugar?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.72g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rapini
Rapini is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rapini Peppers Opinion
Calories 22 40 Peppers
Protein 3.17 2 Rapini
Fats 0.49 0.2 Rapini
Vitamin C 20.2 242.5 Peppers
Carbs 2.85 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 1.2 Rapini
Calcium 108 18 Rapini
Potassium 196 340 Peppers
Magnesium 22 25 Peppers
Sugar 0.38 5.1 Rapini
Fiber 2.7 1.5 Rapini
Copper 0.042 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.77 0.3 Rapini
Starch
Phosphorus 73 46 Rapini
Sodium 33 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 2622 1179 Rapini
Vitamin E 1.62 0.69 Rapini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.162 0.09 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.129 0.09 Rapini
Vitamin B3 1.221 0.95 Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.322 0.061 Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.171 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 224 14.3 Rapini
Folate 83 23 Rapini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026 0.011 Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.13 0.109 Rapini
Tryptophan 0.043 0.026 Rapini
Threonine 0.106 0.074 Rapini
Isoleucine 0.104 0.065 Rapini
Leucine 0.17 0.105 Rapini
Lysine 0.198 0.089 Rapini
Methionine 0.048 0.024 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.128 0.062 Rapini
Valine 0.153 0.084 Rapini
Histidine 0.066 0.041 Rapini
Fructose 0.17 Rapini

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