Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Carrot vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the differences between Carrot and Bell pepper?

  • Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, yet Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 91% more.
  • Carrot has 3 times more Calcium than Bell pepper. While Carrot has 33mg of Calcium, Bell pepper has only 10mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Bell pepper is lower.

We used Carrots, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw types in this article.

Infographic

Carrot vs Bell pepper infographic
Infographic link

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 +230%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +82.9%
Contains more Zinc +84.6%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +82.9%
Contains more Zinc +84.6%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Copper +46.7%

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
Carrot
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +4415.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.8%
Contains more Folate +90%
Contains more Vitamin K +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1262.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +4415.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.8%
Contains more Folate +90%
Contains more Vitamin K +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1262.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 2.94g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 0.86g Carrot
Fats 0.24g 0.17g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 4.64g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 20kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g 0g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 4.74g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 2.8g 1.7g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 10mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 0.34mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Carrot
Phosphorus 35mg 20mg Carrot
Potassium 320mg 175mg Carrot
Sodium 69mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.24mg 0.13mg Carrot
Copper 0.045mg 0.066mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 16706IU 370IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.37mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.057mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.028mg Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.48mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.099mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 19µg 10µg Carrot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 7.4µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.012mg
Threonine 0.191mg 0.036mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.024mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.036mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg 0.039mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.007mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.069mg 0.036mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg 0.01mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.058g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.008g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.062g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Bell pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
98
Carrot
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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)

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.