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Ginger vs. Bell pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ginger and Bell pepper different?

  • Ginger is higher in Copper, Magnesium, and Potassium, however, Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Bell pepper is 84% higher.
  • Ginger contains 5 times more Choline than Bell pepper. While Ginger contains 28.8mg of Choline, Bell pepper contains only 5.5mg.

Ginger root, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +330%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +137.1%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Copper +242.4%
Contains more Manganese +87.7%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76% 30% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +330%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +137.1%
Contains more Zinc +161.5%
Contains more Copper +242.4%
Contains more Manganese +87.7%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%

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.
Ginger
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.1%
Contains more Choline +423.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Equal in Folate - 10
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 16% 1%
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 B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.1%
Contains more Choline +423.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Equal in Folate - 10

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +111.6%
Contains more Fats +341.2%
Contains more Carbs +283%
Contains more Other +75%
Contains more Water +19%
2% 18% 79%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.75 g
Carbs: 17.77 g
Water: 78.89 g
Other: 0.77 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 +111.6%
Contains more Fats +341.2%
Contains more Carbs +283%
Contains more Other +75%
Contains more Water +19%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1825%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +148.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
40% 30% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.203 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.154 g
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1825%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +148.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ginger 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 Ginger Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 2.94g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 0.86g Ginger
Fats 0.75g 0.17g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 4.64g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 20kcal Ginger
Fructose 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 1.7g 2.4g Ginger
Fiber 2g 1.7g Ginger
Calcium 16mg 10mg Ginger
Iron 0.6mg 0.34mg Ginger
Magnesium 43mg 10mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 20mg Ginger
Potassium 415mg 175mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.34mg 0.13mg Ginger
Copper 0.226mg 0.066mg Ginger
Manganese 0.229mg 0.122mg Ginger
Selenium 0.7µg 0µg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 18µg Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin C 5mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.028mg Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.48mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.099mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 11µg 10µg Ginger
Choline 28.8mg 5.5mg Ginger
Vitamin K 0.1µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.012mg
Threonine 0.036mg 0.036mg
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.024mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg 0.036mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg 0.039mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg 0.007mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.073mg 0.036mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg 0.01mg Ginger
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.008g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.062g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger 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
9%
Ginger
32%
Bell pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Ginger
9%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.145g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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

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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.