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Peppers vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peppers and Chinese broccoli different?

  • Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Iron, however Chinese broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 238% higher.
  • Peppers contain 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Chinese broccoli. While Peppers contain 0.278mg of Vitamin B6, Chinese broccoli contains only 0.07mg.

Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Copper +185.2%
Contains more Calcium +455.6%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Equal in Sodium - 7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Copper +185.2%
Contains more Calcium +455.6%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Equal in Sodium - 7

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 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +759.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +493%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
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 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +759.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +493%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 1.31g Peppers
Protein 2g 1.14g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 9.46g 3.81g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 22kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.5g 2.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 18mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 1.2mg 0.56mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 18mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 41mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 261mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 7mg
Zinc 0.3mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.174mg 0.061mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.48mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 28.2mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.437mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.159mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.07mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.11g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Chinese broccoli
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
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
17
Chinese broccoli

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Peppers
3%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (7 mg)
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

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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.