Red Bell Pepper vs Carrot: Make Healthy Choices

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

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

Carrot vs Pepper: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gRed bell pepperCarrot
Calories31 41
Carbohydrates6.03 g9.58 g
Fat0.3 g0.24 g
Dietary fiber2.1 g2.8 g
Protein0.99 g0.93 g
Calcium7 mg33 mg
Iron0.43 mg0.3 mg
Magnessium12 mg12 mg
Phosphorus26 mg35 mg
Potassium211 mg320 mg
Sodium4 mg69 mg
Zink0.25 mg0.24 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.054 mg0.066 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.085 mg0.058 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.979 mg0.983 mg
Vitaminium B60.291 mg0.138 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)46 mg19 mg
Vitaminium C127.7 mg5.9 mg
Vitaminium K4.9 mg13.2 mg
Beta karoten20 mg8285 mg

Less Calories in Pepper

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

Pepper has 31 kcal per 100g and carrot 41 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 32%.

In pepper and in carrot most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare pepper with carrot in details.

Pepper And Carrot Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    carrot - 32% more than pepper
  • Carbohydrates:
    carrot - 59% more than pepper
  • Fat:
    pepper - 25% more than carrot
  • Dietary fiber:
    carrot - 33% more than pepper
  • Protein:
    pepper - 6% more than carrot

More protein in pepper

It is aslo easy to see see that in pepper is more protein than in carrot.

There is 0.93g per 100g of carrot and 0.99g per 100g of pepper so using simple math we can see that difference is about 6%.

Less carbohydrates in pepper

In pepper is less carbohydrates than in carrot.

There is 9.58g/100g of carbohydrates in carrot and 6.03g/100g in pepper so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 59%.

More fat in pepper

In pepper is more fats than in carrot.

The tables above show us that there is 0.24g/100g of fats in carrot and 0.3g/100g in pepper. In this case difference is about 25%.

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


  • Calories41
  • Carbohydrates9.58 g
  • Fat0.24 g
  • Dietary fiber2.8 g
  • Protein0.93 g
Carrot calories per:
| ounce | single piece | cub | sliced

Calories source

  • 87% CARBS
  • 8% PROTEIN
  • 5% FAT

Vitamins: carrot vs pepper

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    carrot - 22% more than pepper
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    pepper - 47% more than carrot
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    carrot - 0% more than pepper
  • Vitaminium B6:
    pepper - 111% more than carrot
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    pepper - 142% more than carrot
  • Vitaminium C:
    pepper - 2064% more than carrot
  • Vitaminium K:
    carrot - 169% more than pepper
  • Beta karoten:
    carrot - 41325% more than pepper

Minerals: pepper vs carrot

  • Calcium:
    carrot - 371% more than pepper
  • Iron:
    pepper - 43% more than carrot
  • Magnessium:
    carrot - 0% more than pepper
  • Phosphorus:
    carrot - 35% more than pepper
  • Potassium:
    carrot - 52% more than pepper
  • Sodium:
    carrot - 1625% more than pepper
  • Zink:
    pepper - 4% more than carrot
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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