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Brussels sprout vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brussels sprout and Peppers different?

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Fiber, and Polyunsaturated fat, while Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Peppers covers your daily need of Vitamin C 175% more than Brussels sprout.
  • Brussels sprout contains 1404 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Peppers. Brussels sprout contains 153g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Peppers contain 0.109g.

Brussels sprouts, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw types were 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
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Copper +148.6%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Copper +148.6%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Equal in Magnesium - 25

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 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +406.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1137.8%
Contains more Folate +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
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 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +406.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1137.8%
Contains more Folate +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09

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
81
Brussels sprout
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
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.
Brussels sprout Peppers
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Brussels sprout 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 contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Peppers Opinion
Calories 43 40 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 2 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.2 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 5.150000095367432 7.960000038146973 Peppers
Carbs 8.95 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 1.2 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 18 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 340 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 25 Peppers
Sugar 2.2 5.1 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 1.5 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.42 0.3 Brussels sprout
Starch
Phosphorus 69 46 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 754 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.88 0.69 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.09 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.09
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.061 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 14.3 Brussels sprout
Folate 61 23 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.011 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.109 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.026 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.074 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.065 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.105 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.089 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.024 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.062 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.084 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.041 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.