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Shallot vs. Bell pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shallot and Bell pepper

  • Shallot has more Iron, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Folate, Fiber, and Phosphorus, however, Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 80% more than Shallot.
  • Bell pepper has 4 times less Calcium than Shallot. Shallot has 37mg of Calcium, while Bell pepper has 10mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Shallots, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Iron +252.9%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +90.9%
Contains more Zinc +207.7%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +139.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30% 39% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Iron +252.9%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +90.9%
Contains more Zinc +207.7%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +139.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -75%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Choline +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +9150%
Contains more Vitamin E +825%
Contains more Vitamin C +905%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.057
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 7% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Choline +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +9150%
Contains more Vitamin E +825%
Contains more Vitamin C +905%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.057

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +190.7%
Contains more Carbs +262.1%
Contains more Other +81.8%
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Water +17.7%
3% 17% 80%
Protein: 2.5 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 16.8 g
Water: 79.8 g
Other: 0.8 g
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Protein +190.7%
Contains more Carbs +262.1%
Contains more Other +81.8%
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Water +17.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +75%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +59%
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +75%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +59%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Shallot Bell pepper
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 2.94g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 0.86g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.17g Bell pepper
Carbs 16.8g 4.64g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 20kcal Shallot
Fructose 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 7.87g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 3.2g 1.7g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 10mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 0.34mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 20mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 175mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.4mg 0.13mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.066mg Shallot
Manganese 0.292mg 0.122mg Shallot
Selenium 1.2µg 0µg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 18µg Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin C 8mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.057mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.028mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.48mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.099mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.224mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 10µg Shallot
Choline 11.3mg 5.5mg Shallot
Vitamin K 0.8µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.012mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg 0.036mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.024mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg 0.036mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.039mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg 0.007mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.11mg 0.036mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg 0.01mg Shallot
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.058g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.008g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.062g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shallot Bell pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Shallot
32%
Bell pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Shallot
9%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.