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Peppers vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Peppers and Winter melon

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, Potassium and Manganese, while Winter melon have more Vitamin A and Fiber.
  • Peppers covers your daily need of Vitamin C 255% more than Winter melon.
  • Peppers contain 57 times more Potassium than Winter melon. While Peppers contain 340mg of Potassium, Winter melon contains only 6mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Peppers are lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 +200%
Contains more Potassium +5566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Copper +656.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Potassium +5566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Copper +656.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Equal in Calcium - 19

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 +1765.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +694.3%
Contains more Folate +360%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118%
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 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1765.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +694.3%
Contains more Folate +360%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118%

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
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
3%
Winter melon
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Winter melon

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 Winter melon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers Winter melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sugars (difference - 5.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 104mg)
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 Winter melon Opinion
Calories 40 13 Peppers
Protein 2 0.4 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 242.5 13 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 3 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.4 Peppers
Calcium 18 19 Winter melon
Potassium 340 6 Peppers
Magnesium 25 10 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 Winter melon
Fiber 1.5 2.9 Winter melon
Copper 0.174 0.023 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.61 Winter melon
Starch
Phosphorus 46 19 Peppers
Sodium 7 111 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 0 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.04 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.11 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.4 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.133 Winter melon
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.035 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 Peppers
Folate 23 5 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.016 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.037 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.087 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.002 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.009 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.003 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 Peppers
Fructose

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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.