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Potato vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Potato and Bell pepper

  • Potato has more Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, however Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 67% more than Potato.
  • Bell pepper contains 3 times less Phosphorus than Potato. Potato contains 57mg of Phosphorus, while Bell pepper contains 20mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, 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 +138.2%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +138.2%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Potato
6
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +308.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +18400%
Contains more Vitamin E +3600%
Contains more Vitamin K +270%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +308.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +18400%
Contains more Vitamin E +3600%
Contains more Vitamin K +270%

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
18
Potato
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
9
Bell pepper

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%
Potato
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
0%
Potato
1%
Bell pepper

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.
Potato Bell pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Potato Bell pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.58g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 77 20 Potato
Protein 2.05 0.86 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.17 Bell pepper
Vitamin C 19.7 80.4 Bell pepper
Net carbs 15.390000343322754 2.940000057220459 Potato
Carbs 17.49 4.64 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.34 Potato
Calcium 12 10 Potato
Potassium 425 175 Potato
Magnesium 23 10 Potato
Sugar 0.82 2.4 Potato
Fiber 2.1 1.7 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.066 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.13 Potato
Starch 15.29 0 Potato
Phosphorus 57 20 Potato
Sodium 6 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 2 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.01 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.057 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.028 Potato
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.48 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.099 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.224 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 7.4 Bell pepper
Folate 15 10 Potato
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.058 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.008 Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.062 Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.021 0.012 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.036 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.024 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.036 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.039 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.007 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.103 0.036 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.01 Potato
Fructose 0.26 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.