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Peppers vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peppers and Vegetable

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Potassium, however Vegetable have more Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, Vitamin K, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 266% higher.
  • Vegetable has 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Peppers. Peppers have 0.278mg of Vitamin B6, while Vegetable has 0.074mg.
  • Vegetable is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 +46.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +109.6%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Contains more Iron +46.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +109.6%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +262.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.3%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +262.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 8.69g Vegetable
Protein 2g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Peppers
Carbs 9.46g 13.09g Vegetable
Calories 40kcal 65kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 1.5g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 18mg 25mg Vegetable
Iron 1.2mg 0.82mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 22mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 51mg Vegetable
Potassium 340mg 169mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 35mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.174mg 0.083mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.38mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 3.2mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.071mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.851mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.151mg Vegetable
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.074mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 19µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 23.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.074mg 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.105mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.089mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.024mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine 0.084mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.041mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.031g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.01g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.072g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.98g)
Which food is cheaper?
Vegetable
Vegetable is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.