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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
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +923.5%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +923.5%
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 E +527.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +325.4%
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 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 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
Contains more Vitamin E +527.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +325.4%
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

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 Red cabbage
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 5.27g Peppers
Protein 2g 1.43g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.16g Peppers
Carbs 9.46g 7.37g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 31kcal Peppers
Starch g 0g Red cabbage
Fructose g 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 5.1g 3.83g Red cabbage
Fiber 1.5g 2.1g Red cabbage
Calcium 18mg 45mg Red cabbage
Iron 1.2mg 0.8mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 16mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 30mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 243mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 27mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.22mg Peppers
Copper 0.174mg 0.017mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 1116IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.11mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 57mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.064mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.069mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.418mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.147mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.209mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 18µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.012mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg 0.039mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.034mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg 0.046mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.049mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg 0.014mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.036mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg 0.048mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg 0.024mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.021g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.012g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.08g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Red 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
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 food.
Protein
12%
Peppers
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.