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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, Vitamin A and Vitamin B2.
  • 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
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Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Potassium +290.8%
Contains more Magnesium +212.5%
Contains more Copper +81.3%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Calcium +61.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Potassium +290.8%
Contains more Magnesium +212.5%
Contains more Copper +81.3%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
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 C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +348.3%
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 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 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +348.3%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
12%
Peppers
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Napa cabbage

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers Napa cabbage
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 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 contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (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)

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 Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 40 12 Peppers
Protein 2 1.1 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.17 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 3.2 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 2.23 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.74 Peppers
Calcium 18 29 Napa cabbage
Potassium 340 87 Peppers
Magnesium 25 8 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 Napa cabbage
Fiber 1.5 Peppers
Copper 0.174 0.096 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.14 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 46 19 Peppers
Sodium 7 11 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 263 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.005 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.025 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.466 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.035 Peppers
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.037 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 Peppers
Folate 23 43 Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 Peppers
Fructose

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 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. 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.