Red Bell Pepper vs Brussels Sprouts: Choose Wisely

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Red bell pepper - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Red bell pepper - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Brussels sprouts vs Pepper: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gRed bell pepperBrussels sprouts
Calories31 43
Carbohydrates6.03 g8.95 g
Fat0.3 g0.3 g
Dietary fiber2.1 g3.8 g
Protein0.99 g3.38 g
Calcium7 mg42 mg
Iron0.43 mg1.4 mg
Magnessium12 mg23 mg
Phosphorus26 mg69 mg
Potassium211 mg389 mg
Sodium4 mg25 mg
Zink0.25 mg0.42 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.054 mg0.139 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.085 mg0.9 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.979 mg0.745 mg
Vitaminium B60.291 mg0.219 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)46 mg61 mg
Vitaminium C127.7 mg85 mg
Vitaminium K4.9 mg177 mg
Beta karoten20 mg450 mg

Less Calories in Pepper

At first glance, you can see that in pepper is less calories than in Brussels sprouts.

Pepper has 31 kcal per 100g and Brussels sprouts 43 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 39%.

In pepper and in Brussels sprouts most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare pepper with Brussels sprouts in details.

Pepper And Brussels sprouts Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    Brussels sprouts - 39% more than pepper
  • Carbohydrates:
    Brussels sprouts - 48% more than pepper
  • Fat:
    Brussels sprouts - 0% more than pepper
  • Dietary fiber:
    Brussels sprouts - 81% more than pepper
  • Protein:
    Brussels sprouts - 241% more than pepper

Less protein in pepper

It is aslo easy to see see that in pepper is less protein than in Brussels sprouts.

There is 3.38g per 100g of Brussels sprouts and 0.99g per 100g of pepper so using simple math we can see that difference is about 241%.

Less carbohydrates in pepper

In pepper is less carbohydrates than in Brussels sprouts.

There is 8.95g/100g of carbohydrates in Brussels sprouts and 6.03g/100g in pepper so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 48%.

The same amount of fats

There is the same amount of fat in pepper and Brussels sprouts - 0.3g/100g.

Red bell pepper

  • Calories31
  • Carbohydrates6.03 g
  • Fat0.3 g
  • Dietary fiber2.1 g
  • Protein0.99 g
Red bell pepper calories per:
| ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 78% CARBS.
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 9% FAT

Brussels sprouts

  • Calories43
  • Carbohydrates8.95 g
  • Fat0.3 g
  • Dietary fiber3.8 g
  • Protein3.38 g
Brussels sprouts calories per:
| ounce | single piece | handfull | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 69% CARBS
  • 26% PROTEIN
  • 5% FAT

Vitamins: Brussels sprouts vs pepper

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    Brussels sprouts - 157% more than pepper
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    Brussels sprouts - 959% more than pepper
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    pepper - 31% more than Brussels sprouts
  • Vitaminium B6:
    pepper - 33% more than Brussels sprouts
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    Brussels sprouts - 33% more than pepper
  • Vitaminium C:
    pepper - 50% more than Brussels sprouts
  • Vitaminium K:
    Brussels sprouts - 3512% more than pepper
  • Beta karoten:
    Brussels sprouts - 2150% more than pepper

Minerals: pepper vs Brussels sprouts

  • Calcium:
    Brussels sprouts - 500% more than pepper
  • Iron:
    Brussels sprouts - 226% more than pepper
  • Magnessium:
    Brussels sprouts - 92% more than pepper
  • Phosphorus:
    Brussels sprouts - 165% more than pepper
  • Potassium:
    Brussels sprouts - 84% more than pepper
  • Sodium:
    Brussels sprouts - 525% more than pepper
  • Zink:
    Brussels sprouts - 68% more than pepper
Marcin Piotrowicz
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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