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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, Fiber, Folate, 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" chart 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 less Sodium -75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
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 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" 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 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54%
Contains more Folate +240%
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 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 B5 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54%
Contains more Folate +240%
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

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.
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
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 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
Vitamin A 4IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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Shallot Bell pepper
Low Fats diet ok
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
15
Shallot
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
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

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. 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.