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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 Potassium +68.3%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.189
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
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 C +4230.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
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 Vitamin K +190.9%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.978
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 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
Contains more Vitamin C +4230.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
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 Vitamin K +190.9%
Contains more Folate +126.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.978

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 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

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Peppers Garden asparagus
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Garden asparagus Opinion
Calories 40 20 Peppers
Protein 2 2.2 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.2 0.12 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 5.6 Peppers
Net carbs 7.960000038146973 1.7799999713897705 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 3.88 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 2.14 Garden asparagus
Calcium 18 24 Garden asparagus
Potassium 340 202 Peppers
Magnesium 25 14 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 1.88 Garden asparagus
Fiber 1.5 2.1 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.174 0.189 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.3 0.54 Garden asparagus
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Phosphorus 46 52 Garden asparagus
Sodium 7 2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 1179 756 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.143 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.141 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.978 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.274 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.091 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 41.6 Garden asparagus
Folate 23 52 Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.04 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.05 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.027 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.074 0.084 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.065 0.075 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.105 0.128 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.089 0.104 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.024 0.031 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.075 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.084 0.115 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.041 0.049 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 Garden asparagus

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.