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Jícama vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%

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 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +298%
Contains more Vitamin A +1661.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2366.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.028
Contains more Vitamin E +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +298%
Contains more Vitamin A +1661.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2366.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.028

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
11
Jícama
43
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
6
Jícama
6
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 the food
Protein
4%
Jícama
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
0%
Jícama
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Jícama Bell pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Jícama Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 38 20 Jícama
Protein 0.72 0.86 Bell pepper
Fats 0.09 0.17 Bell pepper
Vitamin C 20.2 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 8.82 4.64 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.34 Jícama
Calcium 12 10 Jícama
Potassium 150 175 Bell pepper
Magnesium 12 10 Jícama
Sugars 1.8 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 4.9 1.7 Jícama
Copper 0.048 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.16 0.13 Jícama
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 18 20 Bell pepper
Sodium 4 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 21 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.46 0.37 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.028 Jícama
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.48 Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.099 Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 7.4 Bell pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.058 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.008 Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043 0.062 Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.018 0.036 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.016 0.024 Bell pepper
Leucine 0.025 0.036 Bell pepper
Lysine 0.026 0.039 Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007 0.007
Phenylalanine 0.017 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.022 0.036 Bell pepper
Histidine 0.019 0.01 Jícama
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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