Red Bell Pepper vs Lettuce: All Nutritional Differences

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

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

More Calories in Pepper

At first glance, you can see that in pepper is much more calories than in lettuce.

Pepper has 31 kcal per 100g and lettuce 15 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 107%.

In pepper and in lettuce most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare pepper with lettuce in details.

Pepper And Lettuce Nutrition Difference

Lettuce vs Pepper: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gRed bell pepperLettuce
Calories31 15
Carbohydrates6.03 g2.87 g
Fat0.3 g0.15 g
Dietary fiber2.1 g1.3 g
Protein0.99 g1.36 g
Calcium7 mg36 mg
Iron0.43 mg0.86 mg
Magnessium12 mg13 mg
Phosphorus26 mg29 mg
Potassium211 mg194 mg
Sodium4 mg28 mg
Zink0.25 mg0.18 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.054 mg0.07 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.085 mg0.08 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.979 mg0.375 mg
Vitaminium B60.291 mg0.09 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)46 mg38 mg
Vitaminium C127.7 mg9.2 mg
Vitaminium E1.58 mg0.29 mg
Vitaminium K4.9 mg126.3 mg
Beta karoten20 mg4443 mg

Less protein in pepper

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

There is 1.36g per 100g of lettuce and 0.99g per 100g of pepper so using simple math we can see that difference is about 37%.

More carbohydrates in pepper

In pepper is more carbohydrates than in lettuce.

There is 2.87g/100g of carbohydrates in lettuce and 6.03g/100g in pepper so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 110%.

More fat in pepper

In pepper is more fats than in lettuce.

The tables above show us that there is 0.15g/100g of fats in lettuce and 0.3g/100g in pepper. In this case difference is about 100%.

Red bell pepper

  • Calories31
  • Carbohydrates6.03 g
  • Fat0.3 g
  • Dietary fiber2.1 g
  • Protein0.99 g
Red bell pepper calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

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


  • Calories15
  • Carbohydrates2.87 g
  • Fat0.15 g
  • Dietary fiber1.3 g
  • Protein1.36 g
Lettuce calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | chopped | 1 large leaf

Calories source

  • 63% CARBS
  • 30% PROTEIN
  • 7% FAT

Vitamins: lettuce vs pepper

Minerals: pepper vs lettuce

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

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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