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Vegetable vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Vegetable and Bell pepper?

  • Vegetable is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B2 and Iron, yet Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% more.
  • Vegetable has 12 times more Vitamin A than Bell pepper. While Vegetable has 214µg of Vitamin A, Bell pepper has only 18µg.

We used Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Peppers, sweet, green, raw types 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
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Contains more Iron +141.2%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Contains more Zinc +276.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +155%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Equal in Potassium - 175
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +141.2%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Contains more Zinc +276.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +155%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Equal in Potassium - 175

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 +1055.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +217.6%
Contains more Folate +90%
Contains more Vitamin C +2412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.37
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1055.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +217.6%
Contains more Folate +90%
Contains more Vitamin C +2412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.37

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Vegetable
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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 the food
Protein
17%
Vegetable
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Vegetable Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 0.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Vegetable Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 65 20 Vegetable
Protein 2.86 0.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.17 Bell pepper
Vitamin C 3.2 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 13.09 4.64 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.34 Vegetable
Calcium 25 10 Vegetable
Potassium 169 175 Bell pepper
Magnesium 22 10 Vegetable
Sugars 3.12 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 4.4 1.7 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.066 Vegetable
Zinc 0.49 0.13 Vegetable
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 51 20 Vegetable
Sodium 35 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 4277 370 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.37 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.057 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.028 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.48 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.099 Vegetable
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 7.4 Vegetable
Folate 19 10 Vegetable
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.058 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.008 Vegetable
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.062 Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029 0.012 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 0.036 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 0.024 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 0.036 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 0.039 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 0.007 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 0.092 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 0.036 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 0.01 Vegetable
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.