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Peppers vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Peppers and Napa cabbage

  • Peppers are richer than Napa cabbage in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Peppers covers your daily Vitamin C needs 266% more than Napa cabbage.
  • Peppers have 18 times more Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage. Peppers have 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, while Napa cabbage has 0.005mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked.

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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 +62.2%
Contains more Magnesium +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.1%
Contains more Potassium +290.8%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +81.3%
Contains more Calcium +61.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Magnesium +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.1%
Contains more Potassium +290.8%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +81.3%
Contains more Calcium +61.1%

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 +348.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +651.4%
Contains more Folate +87%
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% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +348.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +651.4%
Contains more Folate +87%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 2.23g Peppers
Protein 2g 1.1g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Peppers
Carbs 9.46g 2.23g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 12kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 1.5g g Peppers
Calcium 18mg 29mg Napa cabbage
Iron 1.2mg 0.74mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 8mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 19mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 87mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 11mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.14mg Peppers
Copper 0.174mg 0.096mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 263IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 3.2mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.005mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.025mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.466mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.035mg Peppers
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.037mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 43µg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg µg Peppers
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 g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Napa cabbage
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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
12
Napa cabbage

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%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
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 richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.