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Peppers vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peppers and Shallot?

  • Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Copper, and Vitamin B2, yet Shallot is higher in Fiber, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 261% more.
  • Peppers have 18 times more Vitamin K than Shallot. While Peppers have 14.3µg of Vitamin K, Shallot has only 0.8µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Peppers are lower.

We used Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Shallots, raw types in this article.

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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 Magnesium +19%
Contains more Copper +97.7%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.2
Equal in Potassium - 334
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Copper +97.7%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.2
Equal in Potassium - 334

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 +2931.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +29375%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +1687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +375.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +2931.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +29375%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +1687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +375.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +47.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Shallot Opinion
Calories 40kcal 72kcal Shallot
Protein 2g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5mg 8mg Peppers
Net carbs 7.96g 13.6g Shallot
Carbs 9.46g 16.8g Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.2mg 1.2mg
Calcium 18mg 37mg Shallot
Potassium 340mg 334mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 21mg Peppers
Sugar 5.1g 7.87g Peppers
Fiber 1.5g 3.2g Shallot
Copper 0.174mg 0.088mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.4mg Shallot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 46mg 60mg Shallot
Sodium 7mg 12mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 4IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.04mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.06mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.02mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.2mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.345mg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 0.8µg Peppers
Folate 23µg 34µg Shallot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.014g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.039g Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine 0.074mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.105mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.089mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine 0.024mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine 0.084mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine 0.041mg 0.043mg Shallot
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers Shallot
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
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Peppers
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.