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Peppers vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Peppers and Garden asparagus

  • Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Garden asparagus is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, and Folate.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 263% higher.
  • Peppers have 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Garden asparagus. While Peppers have 0.278mg of Vitamin B6, Garden asparagus has only 0.091mg.
  • Garden asparagus has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Asparagus, 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 Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Equal in Copper - 0.189
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 81% 10% 23% 18% 1% 15% 63%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Equal in Copper - 0.189

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 +56%
Contains more Vitamin C +4230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +349.2%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +190.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.978
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 46% 23% 0% 19% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 39% 0% 105%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin C +4230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +349.2%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +190.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.978

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Garden asparagus Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 1.78g Peppers
Protein 2g 2.2g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.2g 0.12g Peppers
Carbs 9.46g 3.88g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 20kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g 1g Garden asparagus
Sugar 5.1g 1.88g Garden asparagus
Fiber 1.5g 2.1g Garden asparagus
Calcium 18mg 24mg Garden asparagus
Iron 1.2mg 2.14mg Garden asparagus
Magnesium 25mg 14mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 52mg Garden asparagus
Potassium 340mg 202mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 2mg Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.3mg 0.54mg Garden asparagus
Copper 0.174mg 0.189mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 1179IU 756IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 1.13mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 5.6mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.143mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.141mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.978mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.274mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.091mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 52µg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 41.6µg Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.027mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.074mg 0.084mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.075mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.105mg 0.128mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.089mg 0.104mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.024mg 0.031mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.075mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.084mg 0.115mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.041mg 0.049mg Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.04g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.05g Peppers

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Peppers Garden asparagus
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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
29
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
27
Garden asparagus

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Garden asparagus

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Peppers
Peppers is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.