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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
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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

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
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 the food
Protein
12%
Peppers
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Rutabagas

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 Rutabagas
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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

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. 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.