Dried Red Pepper

Peppers, Sweet, Red, Freeze-Dried has a average-calorie, high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 68.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and very high in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its very high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 17.9 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is average.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 10.4 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 96, for Peppers, Sweet, Red, Freeze-Dried, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat7%
 Calories from Carbs74%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A77249 IU1545%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent3863.3 mcg
Alpha Carotene6930 mcg
Beta Carotene42885.5 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin5798.3 mcg
Vitamin C1900.1 mg3166.9%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E4 mg13.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin K114.2 mcg142.7%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin1.2 mg80%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin1.2 mg70.6%Top 10%Very High
Niacin7.4 mg37%Top 30%High
Vitamin B62.2 mg111.1%Top 10%Very High
Folate229 mcg57.2%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate229 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents229 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.49 mg4.9%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium134 mg13.4%Top 30%High
Iron10.4 mg57.8%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium188 mg47%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus327 mg32.7%Top 10%Very High
Potassium3169.7 mg90.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium193 mg8%Mid 40%Average
Zinc2.4 mg16.1%Top 30%High
Copper1.4 mg69.5%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.9 mg94.9%Top 10%Very High
Selenium3.7 mcg5.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate68.7 g22.9%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber21.3 g85.2%Top 10%Very High
Sugars40.8 g

Protein Analysis

Protein17.9 g35.8%Top 30%High
Tryptophan229 mg
Threonine658.9 mg
Isoleucine579.1 mg
Leucine937 mg
Lysine795.9 mg
Methionine215 mg
Cystine344 mg
Phenylalanine553.1 mg
Tyrosine372 mg
Valine756 mg
Arginine859.1 mg
Histidine364 mg
Alanine733.1 mg
Aspartic Acid2557.6 mg
Glutamic Acid2363.3 mg
Glycine662.1 mg
Proline778.9 mg
Serine719.1 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3 g4.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.45 g2.2%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.6 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids145 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1462 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water2 g
Ash8.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 314 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3 g 4.6%

Saturated Fat 0.45 g 2.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 193 mg 8%

Total Carbohydrates 68.7 g 22.9%

Dietary Fiber 21.3 g85.2%

Sugars 40.8 g

Protein 17.9 g 35.8%

Vitamin A 1545% Vitamin C 3166.9%

Calcium 13.4% Iron 57.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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