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Cassava vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cassava and Bell pepper?

  • Cassava is higher in Manganese, yet Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 66% more.
  • Cassava has 4 times more Choline than Bell pepper. While Cassava has 23.7mg of Choline, Bell pepper has only 5.5mg.

We used Cassava, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw types 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 +60%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%

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 B1 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.9%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin A +2746.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +290.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +289.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.099
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
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 B1 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.9%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin A +2746.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +290.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +289.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.099

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 36.26g 2.94g Cassava
Protein 1.36g 0.86g Cassava
Fats 0.28g 0.17g Cassava
Carbs 38.06g 4.64g Cassava
Calories 160kcal 20kcal Cassava
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 1.7g 2.4g Cassava
Fiber 1.8g 1.7g Cassava
Calcium 16mg 10mg Cassava
Iron 0.27mg 0.34mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Cassava
Phosphorus 27mg 20mg Cassava
Potassium 271mg 175mg Cassava
Sodium 14mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.34mg 0.13mg Cassava
Copper 0.1mg 0.066mg Cassava
Vitamin A 13IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.6mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.057mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048mg 0.028mg Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854mg 0.48mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107mg 0.099mg Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.088mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 27µg 10µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.012mg Cassava
Threonine 0.028mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.027mg 0.024mg Cassava
Leucine 0.039mg 0.036mg Cassava
Lysine 0.044mg 0.039mg Cassava
Methionine 0.011mg 0.007mg Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.035mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.02mg 0.01mg Cassava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.074g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.008g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.062g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cassava Bell pepper
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
14
Cassava
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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%
Cassava
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Cassava
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.7g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.