Red Bell Pepper vs Pumpkin: All Nutritional Differences

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

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

Fact 1: There is More Calories in Pepper

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

Pepper has 31 kcal per 100g and pumpkin 26 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 19%.

In pepper and in pumpkin most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare pepper with pumpkin in details.

Fact 2: Pepper And Pumpkin Nutrition Difference

Pumpkin vs Pepper: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gRed bell pepperPumpkin
Calories31 26
Carbohydrates6.03 g6.5 g
Fat0.3 g0.1 g
Dietary fiber2.1 g0.5 g
Protein0.99 g1 g
Calcium7 mg21 mg
Iron0.43 mg0.8 mg
Magnessium12 mg12 mg
Phosphorus26 mg44 mg
Potassium211 mg340 mg
Sodium4 mg1 mg
Zink0.25 mg0.32 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.054 mg0.05 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.085 mg0.11 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.979 mg0.6 mg
Vitaminium B60.291 mg0.061 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)46 mg16 mg
Vitaminium C127.7 mg9 mg
Vitaminium E1.58 mg1.06 mg
Vitaminium K4.9 mg1.1 mg
Beta karoten20 mg3100 mg

Less protein in pepper

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

There is 1g per 100g of pumpkin and 0.99g per 100g of pepper so using simple math we can see that difference is about 1%.

Less carbohydrates in pepper

In pepper is less carbohydrates than in pumpkin.

There is 6.5g/100g of carbohydrates in pumpkin and 6.03g/100g in pepper so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 8%.

More fat in pepper

In pepper is more fats than in pumpkin.

The tables above show us that there is 0.1g/100g of fats in pumpkin and 0.3g/100g in pepper. In this case difference is about 200%.

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


  • Calories26
  • Carbohydrates6.5 g
  • Fat0.1 g
  • Dietary fiber0.5 g
  • Protein1 g
Pumpkin calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | mashed | cup | cubes

Calories source

  • 84% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 3% FAT

Vitamins: pumpkin vs pepper

Minerals: pepper vs pumpkin

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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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