United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11821, Peppers, sweet, red, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 18%   Refuse Description:   Stem ends, seed and core
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, chopped 149 g

cup, sliced 92 g

tablespoon 9.3 g

large (2-1/4 per pound, approx 3-3/4" long, 3" dia.) 164 g

medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2 dia.) 119 g

small 74 g

ring (3" dia., 1/4" thick) 10 g
Proximates Water 1 g 92.21 4 0.390 137.39 84.83 8.58 151.22 109.73 68.24 9.22
Proximates Energy kcal 26 -- -- 39 24 2 43 31 19 3
Proximates Energy kJ 111 -- -- 165 102 10 182 132 82 11
Proximates Protein 1 g 0.99 4 0.030 1.48 0.91 0.09 1.62 1.18 0.73 0.10
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 0.30 4 0.009 0.45 0.28 0.03 0.49 0.36 0.22 0.03
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.47 4 0.030 0.70 0.43 0.04 0.77 0.56 0.35 0.05
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 6.03 -- -- 8.98 5.55 0.56 9.89 7.18 4.46 0.60
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 2.1 -- -- 3.1 1.9 0.2 3.4 2.5 1.6 0.2
Proximates Sugars, total g 4.20 -- -- 6.26 3.86 0.39 6.89 5.00 3.11 0.42
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 1.94 4 0.120 2.89 1.78 0.18 3.18 2.31 1.44 0.19
Proximates Fructose 1 g 2.26 4 0.100 3.37 2.08 0.21 3.71 2.69 1.67 0.23
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose g 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Starch 1 g 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 7 4 0.000 10 6 1 11 8 5 1
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.43 4 0.030 0.64 0.40 0.04 0.71 0.51 0.32 0.04
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 12 4 0.000 18 11 1 20 14 9 1
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 26 4 0.000 39 24 2 43 31 19 3
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 211 4 7.000 314 194 20 346 251 156 21
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 -- -- 6 4 0 7 5 3 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.25 4 0.030 0.37 0.23 0.02 0.41 0.30 0.18 0.03
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.017 4 0.000 0.025 0.016 0.002 0.028 0.020 0.013 0.002
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.112 4 0.013 0.167 0.103 0.010 0.184 0.133 0.083 0.011
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 0.1 2 -- 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 127.7 4 47.100 190.3 117.5 11.9 209.4 152.0 94.5 12.8
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.054 4 0.005 0.080 0.050 0.005 0.089 0.064 0.040 0.005
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.085 4 0.004 0.127 0.078 0.008 0.139 0.101 0.063 0.009
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 0.979 4 0.085 1.459 0.901 0.091 1.606 1.165 0.724 0.098
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.317 4 0.044 0.472 0.292 0.029 0.520 0.377 0.235 0.032
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.291 4 0.041 0.434 0.268 0.027 0.477 0.346 0.215 0.029
Vitamins Folate, total a 1 µg 46 2 -- 69 42 4 75 55 34 5
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 46 2 -- 69 42 4 75 55 34 5
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 46 -- -- 69 42 4 75 55 34 5
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 5.6 -- -- 8.3 5.2 0.5 9.2 6.7 4.1 0.6
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 0.1 1 -- 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 157 -- -- 234 144 15 257 187 116 16
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2, 3, 4 µg 1624 8 158.000 2420 1494 151 2663 1933 1202 162
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 2 µg 20 6 0.000 30 18 2 33 24 15 2
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 4 µg 490 5 5.000 730 451 46 804 583 363 49
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 3131 -- -- 4665 2881 291 5135 3726 2317 313
Vitamins Lycopene 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 51 4 8.000 76 47 5 84 61 38 5
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 1.58 2 -- 2.35 1.45 0.15 2.59 1.88 1.17 0.16
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.05 2 -- 0.07 0.05 0.00 0.08 0.06 0.04 0.01
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.14 2 -- 0.21 0.13 0.01 0.23 0.17 0.10 0.01
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.01 2 -- 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg 4.9 4 0.600 7.3 4.5 0.5 8.0 5.8 3.6 0.5
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.059 -- -- 0.088 0.054 0.005 0.097 0.070 0.044 0.006
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.056 2 -- 0.083 0.052 0.005 0.092 0.067 0.041 0.006
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.004 2 -- 0.006 0.004 0.000 0.007 0.005 0.003 0.000
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.007 -- -- 0.010 0.006 0.001 0.011 0.008 0.005 0.001
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.004 2 -- 0.006 0.004 0.000 0.007 0.005 0.003 0.000
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.004 2 -- 0.006 0.004 0.000 0.007 0.005 0.003 0.000
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.156 -- -- 0.232 0.144 0.015 0.256 0.186 0.115 0.016
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.100 2 -- 0.149 0.092 0.009 0.164 0.119 0.074 0.010
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.056 2 -- 0.083 0.052 0.005 0.092 0.067 0.041 0.006
Lipids 18:4 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.012 -- -- 0.018 0.011 0.001 0.020 0.014 0.009 0.001
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.040 -- -- 0.060 0.037 0.004 0.066 0.048 0.030 0.004
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.021 -- -- 0.031 0.019 0.002 0.034 0.025 0.016 0.002
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.036 -- -- 0.054 0.033 0.003 0.059 0.043 0.027 0.004
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.036 -- -- 0.054 0.033 0.003 0.059 0.043 0.027 0.004
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.006 -- -- 0.009 0.006 0.001 0.010 0.007 0.004 0.001
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.019 -- -- 0.028 0.017 0.002 0.031 0.023 0.014 0.002
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.050 -- -- 0.074 0.046 0.005 0.082 0.060 0.037 0.005
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.009 -- -- 0.013 0.008 0.001 0.015 0.011 0.007 0.001
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.031 -- -- 0.046 0.029 0.003 0.051 0.037 0.023 0.003
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 0.036 -- -- 0.054 0.033 0.003 0.059 0.043 0.027 0.004
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.017 -- -- 0.025 0.016 0.002 0.028 0.020 0.013 0.002
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.026 -- -- 0.039 0.024 0.002 0.043 0.031 0.019 0.003
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 0.284 -- -- 0.423 0.261 0.026 0.466 0.338 0.210 0.028
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 0.211 -- -- 0.314 0.194 0.020 0.346 0.251 0.156 0.021
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.028 -- -- 0.042 0.026 0.003 0.046 0.033 0.021 0.003
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 0.024 -- -- 0.036 0.022 0.002 0.039 0.029 0.018 0.002
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.050 -- -- 0.074 0.046 0.005 0.082 0.060 0.037 0.005
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthocyanidins Cyanidin 5 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 6, 7 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 6, 7 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 6, 7 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 6, 7 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 6, 7 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 6, 7 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 5, 8 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 5, 8, 9 mg 0.6 10 0.14 0.9 0.6 0.1 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.1
Flavonols Kaempferol 5, 8, 10 mg 0.0 7 0.02 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 8, 10 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 5, 8, 10 mg 0.2 7 0.17 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 11, 12, 13 mg 0.0 8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 11, 12, 13 mg 0.0 8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 12, 13 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 12, 13 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 12, 13 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

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Footnotes
a  Value based on the analysis of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2630 RED BELL PEPPER
  • C0139 FRUIT, PEEL PRESENT, CORE, PIT OR SEED REMOVED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • Z0052 RIPE OR MATURE