Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Peppers vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the differences between Peppers and Sweet potato?

  • Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Iron, and Vitamin B6, yet Sweet potato is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Fiber.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 267% more.
  • Peppers have 8 times more Vitamin K than Sweet potato. While Peppers have 14.3µg of Vitamin K, Sweet potato has only 1.8µg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared types in this article.

Infographic

Peppers vs Sweet potato infographic
Infographic link

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 +96.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 47
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Zinc - 0.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Contains more Iron +96.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 47
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Zinc - 0.3

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +10004.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +694.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1211.5%
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 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +10004.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +694.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1211.5%

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 Sweet potato
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Sweet potato Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 17.12g Sweet potato
Protein 2g 1.57g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.05g Peppers
Carbs 9.46g 20.12g Sweet potato
Calories 40kcal 86kcal Sweet potato
Starch g 12.65g Sweet potato
Fructose g 0.7g Sweet potato
Sugar 5.1g 4.18g Sweet potato
Fiber 1.5g 3g Sweet potato
Calcium 18mg 30mg Sweet potato
Iron 1.2mg 0.61mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 25mg
Phosphorus 46mg 47mg Sweet potato
Potassium 340mg 337mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 55mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.3mg
Copper 0.174mg 0.151mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 14187IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.26mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 2.4mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.078mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.061mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.557mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.8mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.209mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 11µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 1.8µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.031mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.074mg 0.083mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.055mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg 0.092mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.066mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg 0.029mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.089mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.084mg 0.086mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.041mg 0.031mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.018g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.001g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.014g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers Sweet potato
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
21
Sweet potato

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%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
1%
Peppers
0%
Sweet potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.