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Peppers vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Peppers and Pumpkin

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, and Copper, however Pumpkin is richer in Vitamin A.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 259% more.
  • Peppers contain 13 times more Vitamin K than Pumpkin. Peppers contain 14.3µg of Vitamin K, while Pumpkin contains 1.1µg.
  • Pumpkin contains less Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Pumpkin, 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 Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +37%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Zinc - 0.32
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +37%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Zinc - 0.32
Equal in Phosphorus - 44

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 +2594.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +622.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +388.5%
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 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +2594.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Folate +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +622.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +388.5%

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
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
18
Pumpkin

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
1%
Peppers
0%
Pumpkin

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

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Peppers Pumpkin
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 Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 40 26 Peppers
Protein 2 1 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.1 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 9 Peppers
Net carbs 7.960000038146973 6 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 6.5 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.8 Peppers
Calcium 18 21 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 340
Magnesium 25 12 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 2.76 Pumpkin
Fiber 1.5 0.5 Peppers
Copper 0.174 0.127 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.32 Pumpkin
Starch
Phosphorus 46 44 Peppers
Sodium 7 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 1179 8513 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 0.69 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.05 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.11 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.6 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.298 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.061 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 1.1 Peppers
Folate 23 16 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.052 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.013 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.005 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.012 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.029 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.031 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.046 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.054 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.011 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.032 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.035 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.016 Peppers
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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 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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.