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Peppers vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Peppers and Red cabbage

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Copper and Vitamin B6, however Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 206% more.
  • Peppers contain 10 times more Copper than Red cabbage. Peppers contain 0.174mg of Copper, while Red cabbage contains 0.017mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Cabbage, red, 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
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Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Copper +923.5%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
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% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Copper +923.5%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%

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 +325.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +527.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Folate +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141%
Contains more Vitamin K +167.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1116
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 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin C +325.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +527.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Folate +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141%
Contains more Vitamin K +167.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1116

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
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
13
Red 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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Red 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 Red cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers Red 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 Sugars?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.27g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.021 g)

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 Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 40 31 Peppers
Protein 2 1.43 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.16 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 57 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 7.37 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.8 Peppers
Calcium 18 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 340 243 Peppers
Magnesium 25 16 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 3.83 Red cabbage
Fiber 1.5 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.174 0.017 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.22 Peppers
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 46 30 Peppers
Sodium 7 27 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 1116 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.11 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.064 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.069 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.418 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.147 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.209 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 38.2 Red cabbage
Folate 23 18 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.021
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.012 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.08 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.012 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.039 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.034 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.046 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.049 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.014 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.036 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.048 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.024 Peppers
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.