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Bell pepper nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Peppers, sweet, green, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Bell pepper

Bell pepper
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
32 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2" dia) (119 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
-2.9 (alkaline)
Calories
20
89% Vitamin C
73% Vitamin A
60% Fiber
59% Carotene, alpha
58% Cryptoxanthin, beta
Explanation: This food contains more Vitamin C than 89% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (11%) which contain more Vitamin C, this food itself is rich in Vitamin C more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Vitamin A, Fiber, Carotene, alpha and Cryptoxanthin, beta

Bell pepper Glycemic index (GI)

32
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
0.86 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.17 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
4.64 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
93.89 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.44 g

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Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 20
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 3mg
2%
TotalCarbohydrate 5g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 2g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 10mg 1%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 175mg 5%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 10 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.34 mg of 18 mg 2%
Magnesium: 10 mg of 400 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 20 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Potassium: 175 mg of 3,500 mg 5%
Sodium: 3 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.13 mg of 15 mg 1%
Copper: 0.066 mg of 2 mg 3%
Manganese: 0.122 mg of 2 mg 6%
Selenium: 0 µg of 70 µg 0%
Choline: 5.5 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Manganese
0.122 mg
TOP 59%
Potassium
175 mg
TOP 65%
Copper
0.066 mg
TOP 72%
Calcium
10 mg
TOP 76%
Iron
0.34 mg
TOP 83%
Magnesium
10 mg
TOP 84%
Phosphorus
20 mg
TOP 88%
Zinc
0.13 mg
TOP 88%
Choline
5.5 mg
TOP 91%
Sodium
3 mg
TOP 94%
Selenium
0 mg
TOP 100%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 370 IU of 5,000 IU 7%
Vitamin E : 0.37 mg of 20 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 80.4 mg of 60 mg 134%
Vitamin B1: 0.057 mg of 2 mg 4%
Vitamin B2: 0.028 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.48 mg of 20 mg 2%
Vitamin B5: 0.099 mg of 10 mg 1%
Vitamin B6: 0.224 mg of 2 mg 11%
Folate, total: 10 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 7.4 µg of 80 µg 9%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
80.4 µg
TOP 11%
Vitamin A
370 µg
TOP 27%
Vitamin B6
0.224 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin K
7.4 µg
TOP 52%
Folate, total
10 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin E
0.37 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B1
0.057 µg
TOP 68%
Vitamin B3
0.48 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin B2
0.028 µg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B5
0.099 µg
TOP 89%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 12 mg of 280 mg 4%
Threonine: 36 mg of 1,050 mg 3%
Isoleucine: 24 mg of 1,400 mg 2%
Leucine: 36 mg of 2,730 mg 1%
Lysine: 39 mg of 2,100 mg 2%
Methionine: 7 mg of 1,050 mg 1%
Phenylalanine: 92 mg of 1,750 mg 5%
Valine: 36 mg of 1,820 mg 2%
Histidine: 10 mg of 700 mg 1%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Bell pepper

Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.11 g
Glucose: 1.16 g
Fructose: 1.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Bell pepper

Sugars: 2.4 g
Fiber: 1.7 g

All nutrients for Bell pepper per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 2% 86% 0.86g 3.3 times less than Broccoli
Fats 0% 89% 0.17g 195.9 times less than Cheese
Carbs 2% 61% 4.64g 6.1 times less than Rice
Calories 1% 97% 20kcal 2.4 times less than Orange
Starch 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fructose 1% 86% 1.12g 5.3 times less than Apple
Sugars 3% 58% 2.4g 3.7 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 4% 40% 1.7g 1.4 times less than Orange
Calcium 1% 76% 10mg 12.5 times less than Milk
Iron 2% 83% 0.34mg 7.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 3% 84% 10mg 14 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 3% 88% 20mg 9.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 65% 175mg 1.2 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 94% 3mg 163.3 times less than White Bread
Zinc 1% 88% 0.13mg 48.5 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 72% 0.07mg 2.2 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 7% 27% 370IU 45.2 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 2% 63% 0.37mg 3.9 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 89% 11% 80.4mg 1.5 times more than Lemon
Vitamin B1 4% 68% 0.06mg 4.7 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 2% 88% 0.03mg 4.6 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 2% 79% 0.48mg 19.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 1% 89% 0.1mg 11.4 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 11% 46% 0.22mg 1.9 times more than Oat
Folate, total 3% 62% 10µg 6.1 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 9% 52% 7.4µg 13.7 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 95% 0.01mg 25.4 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 95% 0.04mg 20 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 96% 0.02mg 38.1 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 96% 0.04mg 67.5 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 96% 0.04mg 11.6 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 97% 0.01mg 13.7 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 91% 0.09mg 7.3 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 96% 0.04mg 56.4 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 97% 0.01mg 74.9 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 85% 0.06g 101.6 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 93% 0.01g 1224.9 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 88% 0.06g 760.9 times less than Walnut

References

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

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients

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