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Vegetable vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Vegetable and Peppers

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, Vitamin K, and Manganese, however Peppers has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 266% higher.
  • Peppers have 4 times less Vitamin A RAE than Vegetable. Vegetable has 214µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Peppers have 59µg.
  • Vegetable is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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 +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains more Iron +46.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +109.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains more Iron +46.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +109.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46

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 +262.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin A +262.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +7478.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275.7%
Contains more Folate +21.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 7.96g Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 2g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.2g Peppers
Carbs 13.09g 9.46g Vegetable
Calories 65kcal 40kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.12g 5.1g Vegetable
Fiber 4.4g 1.5g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 18mg Vegetable
Iron 0.82mg 1.2mg Peppers
Magnesium 22mg 25mg Peppers
Phosphorus 51mg 46mg Vegetable
Potassium 169mg 340mg Peppers
Sodium 35mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 0.49mg 0.3mg Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 4277IU 1179IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.2mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.09mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.061mg Vegetable
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 19µg 23µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 14.3µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.026mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg 0.074mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.065mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.105mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.089mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.024mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.062mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.084mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg 0.041mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.011g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.109g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Peppers
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
36
Vegetable
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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
17%
Vegetable
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.98g)
Which food is cheaper?
Vegetable
Vegetable is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.