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Red cabbage vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Red cabbage and Peppers

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin K, however Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 206% more.
  • Red cabbage contains 3 times more Vitamin K than Peppers. Red cabbage contains 38.2µg of Vitamin K, while Peppers contain 14.3µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cabbage, red, raw and Peppers, hot chili, 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 Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Copper +923.5%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Copper +923.5%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%

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 B5 +141%
Contains more Vitamin K +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +325.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +527.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Folate +27.8%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1179
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141%
Contains more Vitamin K +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +325.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +527.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Folate +27.8%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1179

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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Peppers

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

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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?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.27g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
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 contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.021 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Peppers Opinion
Calories 31 40 Peppers
Protein 1.43 2 Peppers
Fats 0.16 0.2 Peppers
Vitamin C 57 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 5.269999980926514 7.960000038146973 Peppers
Carbs 7.37 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 45 18 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 340 Peppers
Magnesium 16 25 Peppers
Sugar 3.83 5.1 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 1.5 Red cabbage
Copper 0.017 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.22 0.3 Peppers
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 46 Peppers
Sodium 27 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 1116 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.11 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.061 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 14.3 Red cabbage
Folate 18 23 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.021
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.011 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.109 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.012 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.039 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.034 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.046 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.049 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.014 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.048 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.024 0.041 Peppers
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.