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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 Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Copper +148.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Copper +148.6%
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 Folate +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1137.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +406.6%
Contains more Folate +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1137.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 7.96g Peppers
Protein 3.38g 2g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 9.46g Peppers
Calories 43kcal 40kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 5.1g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 1.5g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 18mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 1.2mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 25mg Peppers
Phosphorus 69mg 46mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 340mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 0.42mg 0.3mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 754IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.69mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.09mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.09mg
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.061mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 61µg 23µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 14.3µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.026mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.074mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.065mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.105mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.089mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.024mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.062mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.084mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.041mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.011g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.109g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Peppers
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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

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.

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.