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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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Gratin
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Calcium +561.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.16
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Calcium +561.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.7%
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 C +2349.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +346.6%
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 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 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2349.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +346.6%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
12%
Peppers
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
11%
Gratin
Fats
1%
Peppers
35%
Gratin

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Peppers Gratin
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Gratin
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 Cholesterol?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 426mg)
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 contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Peppers Gratin Opinion
Calories 40 132 Gratin
Protein 2 5.06 Gratin
Fats 0.2 7.59 Gratin
Vitamin C 242.5 9.9 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 11.27 Gratin
Cholesterol 0 23 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.64 Peppers
Calcium 18 119 Gratin
Potassium 340 396 Gratin
Magnesium 25 20 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 Gratin
Fiber 1.5 1.8 Gratin
Copper 0.174 0.16 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.69 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 46 113 Gratin
Sodium 7 433 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 264 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.064 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.116 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.993 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.387 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.174 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 Peppers
Folate 23 11 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.021 4.733 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 2.149 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.276 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.026 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.074 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.065 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.105 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.089 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.024 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.084 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.041 0.151 Gratin
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.