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Cheddar Cheese vs. Bell pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cheddar Cheese and Bell pepper

  • Cheddar Cheese has more Calcium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, and Vitamin B2, however, Bell pepper has more Vitamin C.
  • Cheddar Cheese's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 94% more.
  • Bell pepper is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, cheddar 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +7000%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Phosphorus +2175%
Contains more Zinc +2700%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Manganese +351.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10% 4% 156%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0%
Contains more Calcium +7000%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Phosphorus +2175%
Contains more Zinc +2700%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Manganese +351.9%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +235.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.1%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +713.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +239.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +208.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 9% 6%
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 +235.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.1%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +713.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +239.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +208.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +2559.3%
Contains more Fats +19494.1%
Contains more Other +743.2%
Contains more Carbs +50.2%
Contains more Water +153.6%
23% 33% 3% 37% 4%
Protein: 22.87 g
Fats: 33.31 g
Carbs: 3.09 g
Water: 37.02 g
Other: 3.71 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 Protein +2559.3%
Contains more Fats +19494.1%
Contains more Other +743.2%
Contains more Carbs +50.2%
Contains more Water +153.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +115475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2191.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
64% 31% 5%
Saturated Fat: 18.867 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.246 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.421 g
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +115475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2191.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +346.2%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
54% 25% 21%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0.26 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0.12 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 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 Lactose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +346.2%
Contains more Fructose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheddar Cheese Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 3.09g 2.94g Cheddar Cheese
Protein 22.87g 0.86g Cheddar Cheese
Fats 33.31g 0.17g Cheddar Cheese
Carbs 3.09g 4.64g Bell pepper
Calories 404kcal 20kcal Cheddar Cheese
Fructose 0g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 0.48g 2.4g Cheddar Cheese
Fiber 0g 1.7g Bell pepper
Calcium 710mg 10mg Cheddar Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 0.34mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 27mg 10mg Cheddar Cheese
Phosphorus 455mg 20mg Cheddar Cheese
Potassium 76mg 175mg Bell pepper
Sodium 653mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 3.64mg 0.13mg Cheddar Cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0.066mg Bell pepper
Manganese 0.027mg 0.122mg Bell pepper
Selenium 28.5µg 0µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin A 1242IU 370IU Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin A RAE 330µg 18µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71mg 0.37mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin D 24IU 0IU Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.028mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 0.48mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 0.099mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 27µg 10µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1µg 0µg Cheddar Cheese
Choline 16.5mg 5.5mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.547mg 0.012mg Cheddar Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg 0.036mg Cheddar Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206mg 0.024mg Cheddar Cheese
Leucine 1.939mg 0.036mg Cheddar Cheese
Lysine 1.025mg 0.039mg Cheddar Cheese
Methionine 0.547mg 0.007mg Cheddar Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074mg 0.092mg Cheddar Cheese
Valine 1.404mg 0.036mg Cheddar Cheese
Histidine 0.547mg 0.01mg Cheddar Cheese
Cholesterol 99mg 0mg Bell pepper
Trans Fat 0.917g 0g Bell pepper
Saturated Fat 18.867g 0.058g Bell pepper
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0g Cheddar Cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g 0.008g Cheddar Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g 0.062g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.007g 0g Cheddar Cheese

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Cheddar Cheese Bell pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
33%
Cheddar Cheese
32%
Bell pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
79%
Cheddar Cheese
9%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.92g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 650mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.809g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Cheddar Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.

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