Red Bell Pepper vs Sweet Potato: All Nutritional Differences

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

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Red bell pepper - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Sweet potato - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
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Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Pepper

At first glance, you can see that in pepper is much less calories than in sweet potato.

Pepper has 31 kcal per 100g and sweet potato 86 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 177%.

In pepper and in sweet potato most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare pepper with sweet potato in details.

Fact 2: Pepper And Sweet potato Nutrition Difference

Sweet potato vs Pepper: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gRed bell pepperSweet potato
Calories31 86
Carbohydrates6.03 g20.12 g
Fat0.3 g0.05 g
Dietary fiber2.1 g3 g
Protein0.99 g1.6 g
Calcium7 mg30 mg
Iron0.43 mg0.61 mg
Magnessium12 mg25 mg
Phosphorus26 mg47 mg
Potassium211 mg337 mg
Sodium4 mg55 mg
Zink0.25 mg0.3 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.054 mg0.078 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.085 mg0.061 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.979 mg0.557 mg
Vitaminium B60.291 mg0.209 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)46 mg11 mg
Vitaminium C127.7 mg2.4 mg
Vitaminium E1.58 mg0.26 mg
Vitaminium K4.9 mg1.8 mg
Beta karoten20 mg8509 mg

Less protein in pepper

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

There is 1.6g per 100g of sweet potato and 0.99g per 100g of pepper so using simple math we can see that difference is about 62%.

Less carbohydrates in pepper

In pepper is less carbohydrates than in sweet potato.

There is 20.12g/100g of carbohydrates in sweet potato and 6.03g/100g in pepper so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 234%.

More fat in pepper

In pepper is more fats than in sweet potato.

The tables above show us that there is 0.05g/100g of fats in sweet potato and 0.3g/100g in pepper. In this case difference is about 500%.

Red bell pepper

31kcal
  • 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

Sweet potato

86kcal
  • Calories86
  • Carbohydrates20.12 g
  • Fat0.05 g
  • Dietary fiber3 g
  • Protein1.6 g
Sweet potato calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | cubes | cup | mashed

Calories source

  • 92% CARBS
  • 7% PROTEIN
  • 1% FAT

Vitamins: sweet potato vs pepper

Minerals: pepper vs sweet potato

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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Healthy eating and living style 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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