Red Bell Pepper vs Zucchini: Nutrition Showdown

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

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

Zucchini vs Pepper: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gRed bell pepperZucchini
Calories31 17
Carbohydrates6.03 g3.11 g
Fat0.3 g0.32 g
Dietary fiber2.1 g1 g
Protein0.99 g1.21 g
Calcium7 mg16 mg
Iron0.43 mg0.37 mg
Magnessium12 mg18 mg
Phosphorus26 mg38 mg
Potassium211 mg261 mg
Sodium4 mg8 mg
Zink0.25 mg0.32 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.054 mg0.045 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.085 mg0.094 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.979 mg0.451 mg
Vitaminium B60.291 mg0.163 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)46 mg24 mg
Vitaminium C127.7 mg17.9 mg
Vitaminium E1.58 mg0.12 mg
Vitaminium K4.9 mg4.3 mg
Beta karoten20 mg120 mg

More Calories in Pepper

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

Pepper has 31 kcal per 100g and zucchini 17 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 82%.

In pepper and in zucchini most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare pepper with zucchini in details.

Pepper And Zucchini Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    pepper - 82% more than zucchini
  • Carbohydrates:
    pepper - 94% more than zucchini
  • Fat:
    zucchini - 7% more than pepper
  • Dietary fiber:
    pepper - 110% more than zucchini
  • Protein:
    zucchini - 22% more than pepper

Less protein in pepper

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

There is 1.21g per 100g of zucchini and 0.99g per 100g of pepper so using simple math we can see that difference is about 22%.

More carbohydrates in pepper

In pepper is more carbohydrates than in zucchini.

There is 3.11g/100g of carbohydrates in zucchini and 6.03g/100g in pepper so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 94%.

Less fat in pepper

In pepper is less fats than in zucchini.

The tables above show us that there is 0.32g/100g of fats in zucchini and 0.3g/100g in pepper. In this case difference is about 7%.

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


  • Calories17
  • Carbohydrates3.11 g
  • Fat0.32 g
  • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein1.21 g
Zucchini calories per:
| ounce | single piece | cup | sliced

Calories source

  • 62% CARBS
  • 24% PROTEIN
  • 14% FAT

Vitamins: zucchini vs pepper

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    pepper - 20% more than zucchini
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    zucchini - 11% more than pepper
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    pepper - 117% more than zucchini
  • Vitaminium B6:
    pepper - 79% more than zucchini
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    pepper - 92% more than zucchini
  • Vitaminium C:
    pepper - 613% more than zucchini
  • Vitaminium E:
    pepper - 1217% more than zucchini
  • Vitaminium K:
    pepper - 14% more than zucchini
  • Beta karoten:
    zucchini - 500% more than pepper

Minerals: pepper vs zucchini

  • Calcium:
    zucchini - 129% more than pepper
  • Iron:
    pepper - 16% more than zucchini
  • Magnessium:
    zucchini - 50% more than pepper
  • Phosphorus:
    zucchini - 46% more than pepper
  • Potassium:
    zucchini - 24% more than pepper
  • Sodium:
    zucchini - 100% more than pepper
  • Zink:
    zucchini - 28% 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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