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Garden asparagus vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Garden asparagus and Peppers

  • Garden asparagus is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, and Folate, however Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 263% higher.
  • Garden asparagus has 3 times more Vitamin K than Peppers. While Garden asparagus has 41.6µg of Vitamin K, Peppers have only 14.3µg.
  • Garden asparagus has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Asparagus, raw and Peppers, hot chili, 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 +33.3%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.174
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 81% 10% 23% 18% 1% 15% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.174

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 E +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +349.2%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin C +4230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.95
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 23% 0% 19% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 39% 0% 105%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +349.2%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin C +4230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.95

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.
Garden asparagus Peppers
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 1.78g 7.96g Peppers
Protein 2.2g 2g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12g 0.2g Peppers
Carbs 3.88g 9.46g Peppers
Calories 20kcal 40kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose 1g g Garden asparagus
Sugar 1.88g 5.1g Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1g 1.5g Garden asparagus
Calcium 24mg 18mg Garden asparagus
Iron 2.14mg 1.2mg Garden asparagus
Magnesium 14mg 25mg Peppers
Phosphorus 52mg 46mg Garden asparagus
Potassium 202mg 340mg Peppers
Sodium 2mg 7mg Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54mg 0.3mg Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189mg 0.174mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E 1.13mg 0.69mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.6mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.09mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.09mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978mg 0.95mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274mg 0.061mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 52µg 23µg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41.6µg 14.3µg Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.026mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084mg 0.074mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075mg 0.065mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128mg 0.105mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104mg 0.089mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031mg 0.024mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075mg 0.062mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115mg 0.084mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049mg 0.041mg Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.011g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.109g Peppers

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Garden asparagus Peppers
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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
29
Garden asparagus
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
23
Peppers

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
13%
Garden asparagus
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Peppers
Peppers is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/nutrients
  2. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.