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Peppers vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Peppers and Beetroot

  • Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Copper, and Vitamin A RAE, while Beetroot is higher in Folate, and Fiber.
  • Peppers covers your daily Vitamin C needs 264% more than Beetroot.
  • Peppers have 72 times more Vitamin K than Beetroot. Peppers have 14.3µg of Vitamin K, while Beetroot has 0.2µg.
  • Peppers are lower in Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Beets, 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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Copper +132%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Potassium - 325
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Copper +132%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Potassium - 325

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 +3472.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +4849%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7050%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.1%
Contains more Folate +373.9%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3472.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +4849%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7050%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.1%
Contains more Folate +373.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Beetroot Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 6.76g Peppers
Protein 2g 1.61g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Peppers
Carbs 9.46g 9.56g Beetroot
Calories 40kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 6.76g Peppers
Fiber 1.5g 2.8g Beetroot
Calcium 18mg 16mg Peppers
Iron 1.2mg 0.8mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 40mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 325mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 78mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.35mg Beetroot
Copper 0.174mg 0.075mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 33IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.04mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 4.9mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.031mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.04mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.334mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.155mg Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.067mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 109µg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 0.2µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.019mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg 0.047mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.048mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg 0.068mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.058mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg 0.018mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.046mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg 0.056mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg 0.021mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.027g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.032g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.06g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Beetroot
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
90
Peppers
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
18
Beetroot

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
12%
Peppers
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 71mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.