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Peppers vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Peppers and Rutabagas

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, and Iron, however Rutabagas are higher in Vitamin A.
  • Peppers covers your daily Vitamin C needs 242% more than Rutabagas.
  • Rutabagas contain 48 times less Vitamin K than Peppers. Peppers contain 14.3µg of Vitamin K, while Rutabagas contain 0.3µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Rutabagas, 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 +172.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +443.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Contains more Iron +172.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +443.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%

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 +870%
Contains more Vitamin A +58850%
Contains more Vitamin E +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178%
Contains more Vitamin K +4666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Folate - 21
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 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +870%
Contains more Vitamin A +58850%
Contains more Vitamin E +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178%
Contains more Vitamin K +4666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Folate - 21

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Rutabagas Opinion
Calories 40kcal 37kcal Peppers
Protein 2g 1.08g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.16g Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5mg 25mg Peppers
Net carbs 7.96g 6.32g Peppers
Carbs 9.46g 8.62g Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.2mg 0.44mg Peppers
Calcium 18mg 43mg Rutabagas
Potassium 340mg 305mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Peppers
Sugar 5.1g 4.46g Rutabagas
Fiber 1.5g 2.3g Rutabagas
Copper 0.174mg 0.032mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.24mg Peppers
Starch g 0.4g Rutabagas
Phosphorus 46mg 53mg Rutabagas
Sodium 7mg 12mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 2IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.3mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.09mg
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.04mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.7mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.16mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.1mg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 0.3µg Peppers
Folate 23µg 21µg Peppers
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.027g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.025g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.088g 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
Fructose g 1.61g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Rutabagas
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
14
Rutabagas

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%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Peppers
Peppers is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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 is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.