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Cabbage vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cabbage and Bell pepper

  • Cabbage has more Vitamin K, and Folate, however Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 57% more.
  • Cabbage has 4 times more Folate than Bell pepper. Cabbage has 43µg of Folate, while Bell pepper has 10µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cabbage, raw and Peppers, sweet, 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 Iron +38.2%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Potassium - 175
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +38.2%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Potassium - 175

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 B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +927%
Contains more Folate +330%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +277.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.057
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
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 B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +927%
Contains more Folate +330%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +277.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.057

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
35
Cabbage
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
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 food.
Protein
8%
Cabbage
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
0%
Cabbage
1%
Bell pepper

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.
Cabbage Bell pepper
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Cabbage Bell pepper
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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 Cabbage Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 25 20 Cabbage
Protein 1.28 0.86 Cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.17 Bell pepper
Vitamin C 36.6 80.4 Bell pepper
Net carbs 3.299999952316284 2.940000057220459 Cabbage
Carbs 5.8 4.64 Cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 0.34 Cabbage
Calcium 40 10 Cabbage
Potassium 170 175 Bell pepper
Magnesium 12 10 Cabbage
Sugar 3.2 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 2.5 1.7 Cabbage
Copper 0.019 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.18 0.13 Cabbage
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 26 20 Cabbage
Sodium 18 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 98 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.15 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.061 0.057 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.028 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234 0.48 Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.212 0.099 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 76 7.4 Cabbage
Folate 43 10 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.058 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.008 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.062 Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.011 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.035 0.036 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.03 0.024 Cabbage
Leucine 0.041 0.036 Cabbage
Lysine 0.044 0.039 Cabbage
Methionine 0.012 0.007 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.042 0.036 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 0.01 Cabbage
Fructose 1.45 1.12 Cabbage

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.