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Bell pepper nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

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*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 the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-2.9 (alkaline)
Calories
20
89% Vitamin C
73% Vitamin A
60% Fiber
59% Carotene, alpha
58% Cryptoxanthin, beta
Explanation: The given food contains more Vitamin C than 89% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Vitamin C 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)

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

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Macronutrients chart

5% 94%
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

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 20
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 3mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 10mg 1%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 175mg 5%

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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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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0% 3%
Calcium: 10 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.34 mg of 8 mg 4%
Magnesium: 10 mg of 420 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 20 mg of 700 mg 3%
Potassium: 175 mg of 3,400 mg 5%
Sodium: 3 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.13 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.066 mg of 1 mg 7%
Manganese: 0.122 mg of 2 mg 5%
Selenium: 0 µg of 55 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 µg
TOP 100%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 370 IU of 5,000 IU 7%
Vitamin E : 0.37 mg of 15 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 80.4 mg of 90 mg 89%
Vitamin B1: 0.057 mg of 1 mg 5%
Vitamin B2: 0.028 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.48 mg of 16 mg 3%
Vitamin B5: 0.099 mg of 5 mg 2%
Vitamin B6: 0.224 mg of 1 mg 17%
Folate: 10 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 7.4 µg of 120 µg 6%

Vitamin chart - relative view

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

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 13% 11% 6% 4% 6% 2% 16% 6% 5%
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

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

Carbohydrate type breakdown

0.11% 1.16% 1.12%
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

2.4% 1.7% 0.54%
Sugar: 2.4 g
Fiber: 1.7 g
Other: 0.54 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
Sugar 0% 58% 2.4g 3.7 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 7% 40% 1.7g 1.4 times less than Orange
Calcium 1% 76% 10mg 12.5 times less than Milk
Iron 4% 83% 0.34mg 7.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 2% 84% 10mg 14 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 3% 88% 20mg 9.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 5% 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 7% 72% 0.07mg 2.2 times less than Shiitake
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 5% 68% 0.06mg 4.7 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 2% 88% 0.03mg 4.6 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 3% 79% 0.48mg 19.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 2% 89% 0.1mg 11.4 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 17% 46% 0.22mg 1.9 times more than Oat
Folate 3% 62% 10µg 6.1 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 6% 52% 7.4µg 13.7 times less than Broccoli
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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to 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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