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Red Bell Pepper

Peppers, Sweet, Red, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 6.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low 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. With 0.99 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. 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 low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

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 99, for Peppers, Sweet, Red, Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat8%
 Calories from Carbs79%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A3131.3 IU62.6%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent157 mcg
Alpha Carotene20 mcg
Beta Carotene1623.9 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin490 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin51 mcg
Vitamin C127.7 mg212.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E1.6 mg5.3%Top 30%High
Beta Tocopherol0.1 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0.1 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K4.9 mcg6.1%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.05 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.08 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.98 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.29 mg14.6%Mid 40%Average
Folate46 mcg11.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate46 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents46 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.32 mg3.2%Top 30%High
Choline5.6 mg
Betaine0.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium7 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.43 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium12 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus26 mg2.6%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium211 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium4 mg0.2%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.25 mg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.02 mg0.85%Bottom 10%Very Low
Manganese0.11 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.1 mcg0.14%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate6.3 g2.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.1 g8.4%Top 30%High
Starch0 g
Sugars4.2 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose1940.2 mg
Fructose2260.1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein0.99 g2%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan12 mg
Threonine40 mg
Isoleucine21 mg
Leucine36 mg
Lysine36 mg
Methionine6 mg
Cystine19 mg
Phenylalanine50 mg
Tyrosine9 mg
Valine31 mg
Arginine36 mg
Histidine17 mg
Alanine26 mg
Aspartic Acid284 mg
Glutamic Acid211 mg
Glycine28 mg
Proline24 mg
Serine50 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat0.3 g0.46%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.03 g0.13%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids25 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids45 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water92.2 g
Ash0.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 31 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.3 g 0.46%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g 0.13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 6.3 g 2.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 0.99 g 2%

Vitamin A 62.6% Vitamin C 212.8%

Calcium 0.7% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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