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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.1%
Contains more Potassium +5566.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Copper +656.5%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 15% 8% 9% 1% 15% 17% 8%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.1%
Contains more Potassium +5566.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Copper +656.5%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1765.4%
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 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 0% 0% 0% 44% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 4% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1765.4%
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%

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 Winter melon
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Winter melon Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 0.1g Peppers
Protein 2g 0.4g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 9.46g 3g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 13kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g g Winter melon
Fiber 1.5g 2.9g Winter melon
Calcium 18mg 19mg Winter melon
Iron 1.2mg 0.4mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 10mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 19mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 6mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 111mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.61mg Winter melon
Copper 0.174mg 0.023mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 0IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 13mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.04mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.4mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.133mg Winter melon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.035mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 5µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.002mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.009mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg 0.003mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.087g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Winter melon
Low Fats diet Equal
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
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 food.
Protein
12%
Peppers
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
3%
Winter melon
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.