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Celery vs. Bell pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Celery and Bell pepper?

  • Celery is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate, yet Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% higher.
  • Celery has 4 times more Calcium than Bell pepper. Celery has 40mg of Calcium, while Bell pepper has 10mg.

We used Celery, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains more Manganese +18.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12% 14% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains more Manganese +18.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.13

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Celery
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +148.5%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Choline +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +295.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +37%
Contains more Vitamin C +2493.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.7%
Equal in Choline - 5.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 4% 74%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +148.5%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Choline +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +295.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +37%
Contains more Vitamin C +2493.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.7%
Equal in Choline - 5.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +68.2%
Contains more Protein +24.6%
Contains more Carbs +56.2%
Equal in Fats - 0.17
Equal in Water - 93.89
3% 95%
Protein: 0.69 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 2.97 g
Water: 95.43 g
Other: 0.74 g
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Other +68.2%
Contains more Protein +24.6%
Contains more Carbs +56.2%
Equal in Fats - 0.17
Equal in Water - 93.89

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.4%
27% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.079 g
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.4%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +37.5%
Contains more Glucose +190%
Contains more Fructose +202.7%
6% 30% 28% 36%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.08 g
Glucose: 0.4 g
Fructose: 0.37 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.48 g
5% 49% 47%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.11 g
Glucose: 1.16 g
Fructose: 1.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +37.5%
Contains more Glucose +190%
Contains more Fructose +202.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Celery Bell pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celery Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 2.94g Bell pepper
Protein 0.69g 0.86g Bell pepper
Fats 0.17g 0.17g
Carbs 2.97g 4.64g Bell pepper
Calories 16kcal 20kcal Bell pepper
Fructose 0.37g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 1.34g 2.4g Celery
Fiber 1.6g 1.7g Bell pepper
Calcium 40mg 10mg Celery
Iron 0.2mg 0.34mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 11mg 10mg Celery
Phosphorus 24mg 20mg Celery
Potassium 260mg 175mg Celery
Sodium 80mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.13mg
Copper 0.035mg 0.066mg Bell pepper
Manganese 0.103mg 0.122mg Bell pepper
Selenium 0.4µg 0µg Celery
Vitamin A 449IU 370IU Celery
Vitamin A RAE 22µg 18µg Celery
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin C 3.1mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.021mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.028mg Celery
Vitamin B3 0.32mg 0.48mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.246mg 0.099mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 36µg 10µg Celery
Choline 6.1mg 5.5mg Celery
Vitamin K 29.3µg 7.4µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.02mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.021mg 0.024mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.032mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.027mg 0.039mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.005mg 0.007mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.02mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.027mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.012mg 0.01mg Celery
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.058g Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.008g Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 0.062g Celery

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Celery Bell pepper
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Celery
32%
Bell pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Celery
9%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.06g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celery
Celery is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.