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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, 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 Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +132%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +132%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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 C +4849%
Contains more Vitamin A +3472.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +4849%
Contains more Vitamin A +3472.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
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 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 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

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Peppers Beetroot
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Beetroot Opinion
Calories 40 43 Beetroot
Protein 2 1.61 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.17 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 4.9 Peppers
Net carbs 7.960000038146973 6.760000228881836 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.8 Peppers
Calcium 18 16 Peppers
Potassium 340 325 Peppers
Magnesium 25 23 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 6.76 Peppers
Fiber 1.5 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.174 0.075 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.35 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 46 40 Peppers
Sodium 7 78 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 33 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.04 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.031 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.04 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.334 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.155 Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.067 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 0.2 Peppers
Folate 23 109 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.027 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.06 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.019 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.047 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.048 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.068 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.058 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.018 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.046 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.056 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.021 Peppers
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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.