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Peppers vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peppers and Carrot

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B6, however Carrot have more Vitamin A, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 263% higher.
  • Carrot has 4 times less Iron than Peppers. Peppers have 1.2mg of Iron, while Carrot has 0.3mg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Carrots, 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
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Carrot
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +286.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +286.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Equal in Potassium - 320

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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3
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +4010.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1317%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +347.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.983
Equal in Vitamin K - 13.2
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 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +4010.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1317%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +347.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.983
Equal in Vitamin K - 13.2

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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Carrot

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 Carrot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Peppers Carrot
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 Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
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 lower in Sugar?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.36g)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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 Carrot Opinion
Calories 40 41 Carrot
Protein 2 0.93 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.24 Carrot
Vitamin C 242.5 5.9 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 9.58 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.3 Peppers
Calcium 18 33 Carrot
Potassium 340 320 Peppers
Magnesium 25 12 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 4.74 Carrot
Fiber 1.5 2.8 Carrot
Copper 0.174 0.045 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.24 Peppers
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 46 35 Peppers
Sodium 7 69 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.69 0.66 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.066 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.058 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.273 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.138 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 13.2 Peppers
Folate 23 19 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.037 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.014 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.026 0.012 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.065 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.105 0.102 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.024 0.02 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.061 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.069 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.04 Peppers
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.