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Peppers vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Peppers and Gratin

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Iron, while Gratin have more Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5.
  • Peppers covers your daily need of Vitamin C 258% more than Gratin.
  • Peppers contain 2 times more Iron than Gratin. While Peppers contain 1.2mg of Iron, Gratin contains only 0.64mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Peppers are lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter.

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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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4
Gratin
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Calcium +561.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.7%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Equal in Copper - 0.16
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Calcium +561.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.7%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Equal in Copper - 0.16

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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Gratin
Contains more Vitamin A +346.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2349.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.8%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +534.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.993
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 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +346.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2349.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.8%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +534.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.993

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Gratin Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 9.47g Gratin
Protein 2g 5.06g Gratin
Fats 0.2g 7.59g Gratin
Carbs 9.46g 11.27g Gratin
Calories 40kcal 132kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g g Gratin
Fiber 1.5g 1.8g Gratin
Calcium 18mg 119mg Gratin
Iron 1.2mg 0.64mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 113mg Gratin
Potassium 340mg 396mg Gratin
Sodium 7mg 433mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.69mg Gratin
Copper 0.174mg 0.16mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 264IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 9.9mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.064mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.116mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.993mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.387mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.174mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 11µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.07mg Gratin
Threonine 0.074mg 0.192mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.284mg Gratin
Leucine 0.105mg 0.443mg Gratin
Lysine 0.089mg 0.381mg Gratin
Methionine 0.024mg 0.117mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.254mg Gratin
Valine 0.084mg 0.325mg Gratin
Histidine 0.041mg 0.151mg Gratin
Cholesterol 0mg 23mg Peppers
Trans Fat 0g g Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.021g 4.733g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 2.149g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.276g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Gratin
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
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
36
Gratin

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
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
11%
Gratin
Fats
1%
Peppers
35%
Gratin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 426mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.712g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.