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Chinese broccoli vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chinese broccoli and Bell pepper

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, and Manganese, however Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 65% more.
  • Chinese broccoli has 10 times more Calcium than Bell pepper. Chinese broccoli has 100mg of Calcium, while Bell pepper has 10mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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 Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +105%
Contains more Potassium +49.1%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +105%
Contains more Potassium +49.1%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.066

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 A +342.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +421.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.6%
Contains more Folate +890%
Contains more Vitamin K +1045.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
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 +342.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +421.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.6%
Contains more Folate +890%
Contains more Vitamin K +1045.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 2.94g Bell pepper
Protein 1.14g 0.86g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72g 0.17g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 4.64g Bell pepper
Calories 22kcal 20kcal Chinese broccoli
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 0.84g 2.4g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 1.7g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100mg 10mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 0.34mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18mg 10mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 41mg 20mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261mg 175mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.39mg 0.13mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.066mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 1638IU 370IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.37mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.057mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.028mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.48mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.099mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 99µg 10µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 7.4µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.024mg Bell pepper
Leucine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Lysine mg 0.039mg Bell pepper
Methionine mg 0.007mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine mg 0.01mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.008g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.062g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
48
Chinese broccoli
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
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
7%
Chinese broccoli
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.56g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
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)

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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.