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Peppers nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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

Important nutritional characteristics for Peppers

Peppers
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.
10 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 pepper (45 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.
-5.3 (alkaline)
Calories
40
91% Vitamin C
82% Vitamin A
72% Potassium
68% Vitamin A
66% Copper
Explanation: This food contains more Vitamin C than 91% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (9%) 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, Potassium, Vitamin A and Copper

Peppers 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.

10

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Macronutrients chart

2% 10% 88%
Protein:
Daily Value: 4%
2 g of 50 g
4%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.2 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 3%
9.46 g of 300 g
3%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
87.74 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
0.6 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 40
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 7mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 18mg 2%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 340mg 10%

*
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.

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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58% 31% 3% 7%
Calcium: 18 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 1.2 mg of 8 mg 15%
Magnesium: 25 mg of 420 mg 6%
Phosphorus: 46 mg of 700 mg 7%
Potassium: 340 mg of 3,400 mg 10%
Sodium: 7 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.3 mg of 11 mg 3%
Copper: 0.174 mg of 1 mg 19%
Manganese: 0.237 mg of 2 mg 10%
Selenium: 0.5 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 11.1 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
340 mg
TOP 28%
Copper
0.174 mg
TOP 34%
Magnesium
25 mg
TOP 43%
Manganese
0.237 mg
TOP 49%
Iron
1.2 mg
TOP 55%
Calcium
18 mg
TOP 57%
Phosphorus
46 mg
TOP 78%
Zinc
0.3 mg
TOP 80%
Choline
11.1 mg
TOP 84%
Sodium
7 mg
TOP 87%
Selenium
0.5 µg
TOP 89%

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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Vitamin A: 1179 IU of 5,000 IU 24%
Vitamin E : 0.69 mg of 15 mg 5%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 242.5 mg of 90 mg 269%
Vitamin B1: 0.09 mg of 1 mg 8%
Vitamin B2: 0.09 mg of 1 mg 7%
Vitamin B3: 0.95 mg of 16 mg 6%
Vitamin B5: 0.061 mg of 5 mg 1%
Vitamin B6: 0.278 mg of 1 mg 21%
Folate: 23 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 14.3 µg of 120 µg 12%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
242.5 mg
TOP 9%
Vitamin A
1179 IU
TOP 18%
Vitamin B6
0.278 mg
TOP 42%
Folate
23 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin K
14.3 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin E
0.69 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B1
0.09 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B3
0.95 mg
TOP 70%
Vitamin B2
0.09 mg
TOP 71%
Vitamin B5
0.061 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 28% 22% 14% 12% 13% 7% 11% 14% 18%
Tryptophan: 26 mg of 280 mg 9%
Threonine: 74 mg of 1,050 mg 7%
Isoleucine: 65 mg of 1,400 mg 5%
Leucine: 105 mg of 2,730 mg 4%
Lysine: 89 mg of 2,100 mg 4%
Methionine: 24 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 62 mg of 1,750 mg 4%
Valine: 84 mg of 1,820 mg 5%
Histidine: 41 mg of 700 mg 6%

Fat type information

0.021% 0.011% 0.109%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g

Fiber content / ratio for Peppers

5.1% 1.5% 2.86%
Sugars: 5.1 g
Fiber: 1.5 g
Other: 2.86 g

All nutrients for Peppers per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 5% 78% 2g 1.4 times less than Broccoli
Fats 0% 88% 0.2g 166.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 3% 50% 9.46g 3 times less than Rice
Calories 2% 91% 40kcal 1.2 times less than Orange
Sugars 0% 47% 5.1g 1.8 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 6% 43% 1.5g 1.6 times less than Orange
Calcium 2% 57% 18mg 6.9 times less than Milk
Iron 15% 55% 1.2mg 2.2 times less than Beef
Magnesium 6% 43% 25mg 5.6 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 7% 78% 46mg 4 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 10% 28% 340mg 2.3 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 87% 7mg 70 times less than White Bread
Zinc 3% 80% 0.3mg 21 times less than Beef
Copper 19% 34% 0.17mg 1.2 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 5% 52% 0.69mg 2.1 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 269% 9% 242.5mg 4.6 times more than Lemon
Vitamin B1 8% 52% 0.09mg 3 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 7% 71% 0.09mg 1.4 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 6% 70% 0.95mg 10.1 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 1% 92% 0.06mg 18.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 21% 42% 0.28mg 2.3 times more than Oat
Folate 6% 46% 23µg 2.7 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 12% 48% 14.3µg 7.1 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 91% 0.03mg 11.7 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 92% 0.07mg 9.7 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 93% 0.07mg 14.1 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 93% 0.11mg 23.2 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 92% 0.09mg 5.1 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 92% 0.02mg 4 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 93% 0.06mg 10.8 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 92% 0.08mg 24.2 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 92% 0.04mg 18.3 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 91% 0.02g 280.7 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 92% 0.01g 890.8 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 84% 0.11g 432.8 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 of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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