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Garlic vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Garlic and Bell pepper different?

  • Garlic is richer in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5, while Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Garlic covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 78% more than Bell pepper.
  • Garlic contains 10000000 times more Selenium than Bell pepper. Garlic contains 14.2µg of Selenium, while Bell pepper contains 0µg.

Garlic, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw types were used 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 +1710%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +665%
Contains more Potassium +129.1%
Contains more Zinc +792.3%
Contains more Copper +353%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +1710%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +665%
Contains more Potassium +129.1%
Contains more Zinc +792.3%
Contains more Copper +353%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%

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
Garlic
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +502%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4011.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.7%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +335.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 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 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +502%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4011.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.7%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +335.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 2.94g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 0.86g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.17g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 4.64g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 20kcal Garlic
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 1g 2.4g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 1.7g Garlic
Calcium 181mg 10mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 0.34mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 10mg Garlic
Phosphorus 153mg 20mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 175mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 1.16mg 0.13mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.066mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.057mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.028mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.48mg Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.099mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.224mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 10µg Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.012mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg 0.036mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg 0.024mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg 0.036mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg 0.039mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg 0.007mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg 0.092mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg 0.036mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg 0.01mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.008g Garlic
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.062g Garlic

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Garlic 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
43
Garlic
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
2%
Garlic
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
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 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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.