Pepper Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 276

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3g %5

Saturated Fat 1g %6

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 20mg %1

Total Carbohydrate 64g %22

Dietary Fiber 25g %90

Total Sugars 1g

Protein 10g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 443.0mg %34

Iron 9.7mg %53

Potassium 1329mg %34

Phosphorus 158.0mg %15

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in pepper

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Choline, total 11.3mg %2

Vitamin E 1.0mg %7

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.1mg %7

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %9

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.2mg %14

Vitamin A 547.0IU %18

Vitamin B6 0.3mg %22

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.4mg %28

Vitamin K 163.7µg %136

Minerals in pepper

Sodium 20.0mg %1

Zinc 1.2mg %9

Selenium 4.9µg %9

Phosphorus 158.0mg %16

Calcium 443.0mg %34

Potassium 1329.0mg %35

Magnesium 171.0mg %41

Iron 9.7mg %54

Copper 1.3mg %148

Manganese 12.8mg %554

Amino Acids in pepper

Lysine 0.2g %11

Methionine 0.1g %12

Tryptophan 0.1g %19

Histidine 0.2g %21

Threonine 0.2g %22

Isoleucine 0.4g %24

Valine 0.5g %28

Leucine 1.0g %35

Cystine 0.1g %45

Phenylalanine 0.4g %48

Tyrosine 0.5g %51

Fatty Acids in pepper

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.15g %10

ALA 0.15g %14

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of pepper is 39.1/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Pepper has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 24
Tryptophan 6 6
Histidine 15 16
Threonine 23 24
Isoleucine 30 37
Valine 39 55
Leucine 59 101
Met+Cys 22 23
Phe+Tyr 30 93

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in pepper is 1.5 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of pepper is 2.5 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in pepper as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for pepper is 24/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for pepper

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 4.57 <4
Zinc:Copper 0.89 <12
Potassium:Sodium 66.45 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 2.59 <2
Iron:Copper 7.29 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 2.80 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 60%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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