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

Red cabbage vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

A recap on differences between Red cabbage and Bell pepper

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin K, Iron, and Manganese, however Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 26% more than Red cabbage.
  • Bell pepper contains 5 times less Vitamin K than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 38.2µg of Vitamin K, while Bell pepper contains 7.4µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, red, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw.

Infographic

Red cabbage vs Bell pepper 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 Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +288.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +288.2%

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 A +201.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.5%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +416.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.224
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +201.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.5%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +416.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.224

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 2.94g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 0.86g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.17g Bell pepper
Carbs 7.37g 4.64g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 20kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.48g 1.12g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 2.1g 1.7g Red cabbage
Calcium 45mg 10mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.34mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 10mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 20mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 175mg Red cabbage
Sodium 27mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.22mg 0.13mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.066mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 1116IU 370IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.057mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.028mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.48mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.099mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 18µg 10µg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 7.4µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.012mg
Threonine 0.039mg 0.036mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.024mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg 0.036mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg 0.039mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg 0.007mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.048mg 0.036mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg 0.01mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.058g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.008g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.062g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
39
Red cabbage
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
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
9%
Red cabbage
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.