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Sun-dried tomato vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sun-dried tomato and Bell pepper different?

  • Sun-dried tomato has more Copper, Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Fiber, and Manganese than Bell pepper.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Sun-dried tomato is 45% higher.
  • Sun-dried tomato contains 14 times more Vitamin B2 than Bell pepper. While Sun-dried tomato contains 0.383mg of Vitamin B2, Bell pepper contains only 0.028mg.

Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Peppers, sweet, green, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +370%
Contains more Iron +688.2%
Contains more Magnesium +710%
Contains more Phosphorus +595%
Contains more Potassium +794.3%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Copper +616.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +370%
Contains more Iron +688.2%
Contains more Magnesium +710%
Contains more Phosphorus +595%
Contains more Potassium +794.3%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Copper +616.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%

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 A +247.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1267.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +656.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +383.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.4%
Contains more Folate +130%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 78% 0% 0% 340% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 18% 0% 0%
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 +247.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1267.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +656.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +383.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.4%
Contains more Folate +130%

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.
Sun-dried tomato Bell pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 2.94g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 0.86g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.17g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 4.64g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 20kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar g 2.4g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 1.7g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 10mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 0.34mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 10mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 20mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 175mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.78mg 0.13mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.066mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 370IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 80.4mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.057mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.028mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 0.48mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.099mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.224mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 10µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.012mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.036mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.024mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.036mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.039mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.007mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.092mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.036mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.01mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.008g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.062g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato 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
62
Sun-dried tomato
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 263mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.835g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.