Serrano Pepper

Pepper, Serrano, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.

The food contains 7.53g 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 1.74 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. 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.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to Mexican cuisine. 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 Pepper, Serrano, Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat10%
 Calories from Carbs73%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A937 IU18.7%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent47 mcg
Alpha Carotene18 mcg
Beta Carotene534 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin40 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin543.9 mcg
Vitamin C44.9 mg74.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.69 mg2.3%Top 30%High
Vitamin K11.8 mcg14.7%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.05 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.08 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Niacin1.5 mg7.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.5 mg25.2%Top 30%High
Folate23 mcg5.8%Top 30%High
Food Folate23 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents23 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.2 mg2%Mid 40%Average
Choline8.9 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium11 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.86 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium22 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus40 mg4%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium305 mg8.7%Mid 40%Average
Sodium10 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.26 mg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.13 mg6.5%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.19 mg9.3%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.4 mcg0.57%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.5 g2.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.7 g14.8%Top 30%High
Starch0 g
Sugars3.8 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.7 g3.5%Bottom 30%Low

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.44 g0.68%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.06 g0.3%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids6 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids216 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water90.2 g
Ash0.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 32 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.44 g 0.68%

Saturated Fat 0.06 g 0.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10 mg 0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 7.5 g 2.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 1.7 g 3.5%

Vitamin A 18.7% Vitamin C 74.8%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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