Bell pepper: calories, carbs, fats and other nutrients

Bell pepper

Fresh bell peppers consist mostly (90-92%) of water. The rest are carbohydrates, which account for most of its calories, and a small amount of protein and fat. The carbohydrates here are sugars, which are responsible for the sweet taste of ripe peppers. The fruit of the plant contains a small amount of fiber, about 2% of the total weight. Sweet peppers include a complex of different vitamins and minerals with record numbers on some items. For example, just one red bell bell pepper provides 150-170% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C.

Macroelements and calories

Proteins (g)Fats (g)Carbohydrates (g)Calories

Vitamins (mg)

  • b-carotine: 0,535
  • B1: 0,05
  • B2: 0,04
  • B3: 0,53
  • B5: 0,23
  • B6: 0,27
  • B9: 0,018
  • C: 139
  • H: 0,003
  • K: 0,014

Microelements (mg)

  • Potassium, K: 177
  • Calcium, Ca: 11
  • Magnesium, Mg: 12
  • Sodium, Na: 3
  • Phosphorus, P: 29
  • Iron, Fe: 0,75

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