United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11333, Peppers, sweet, green, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Capsicum annuum
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, seeds and core
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, chopped 149 g

cup, sliced 92 g

tbsp 9.3 g

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

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

ring (3" dia, 1/4" thick) 10 g

small 74 g

strips 27 g
Proximates Water 1 g 93.89 25 0.181 139.90 86.38 8.73 153.98 111.73 9.39 69.48 25.35
Proximates Energy kcal 20 -- -- 30 18 2 33 24 2 15 5
Proximates Energy kJ 84 -- -- 125 77 8 138 100 8 62 23
Proximates Protein 1 g 0.86 16 0.021 1.28 0.79 0.08 1.41 1.02 0.09 0.64 0.23
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 0.17 17 0.004 0.25 0.16 0.02 0.28 0.20 0.02 0.13 0.05
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.43 4 0.025 0.64 0.40 0.04 0.71 0.51 0.04 0.32 0.12
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 4.64 -- -- 6.91 4.27 0.43 7.61 5.52 0.46 3.43 1.25
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.7 18 0.016 2.5 1.6 0.2 2.8 2.0 0.2 1.3 0.5
Proximates Sugars, total g 2.40 -- -- 3.58 2.21 0.22 3.94 2.86 0.24 1.78 0.65
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.11 8 0.033 0.16 0.10 0.01 0.18 0.13 0.01 0.08 0.03
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 1.16 9 0.050 1.73 1.07 0.11 1.90 1.38 0.12 0.86 0.31
Proximates Fructose 1 g 1.12 9 0.015 1.67 1.03 0.10 1.84 1.33 0.11 0.83 0.30
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 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 0.00
Proximates Starch 1 g 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 10 64 0.259 15 9 1 16 12 1 7 3
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.34 65 0.010 0.51 0.31 0.03 0.56 0.40 0.03 0.25 0.09
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 10 65 0.239 15 9 1 16 12 1 7 3
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 20 64 0.427 30 18 2 33 24 2 15 5
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 175 64 4.054 261 161 16 287 208 18 130 47
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 3 62 0.100 4 3 0 5 4 0 2 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.13 65 0.005 0.19 0.12 0.01 0.21 0.15 0.01 0.10 0.04
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.066 65 0.003 0.098 0.061 0.006 0.108 0.079 0.007 0.049 0.018
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.122 65 0.005 0.182 0.112 0.011 0.200 0.145 0.012 0.090 0.033
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 0.0 34 0.003 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Minerals Fluoride, F 2 µg 2.0 9 -- 3.0 1.8 0.2 3.3 2.4 0.2 1.5 0.5
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 80.4 16 3.622 119.8 74.0 7.5 131.9 95.7 8.0 59.5 21.7
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.057 16 0.001 0.085 0.052 0.005 0.093 0.068 0.006 0.042 0.015
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.028 16 0.000 0.042 0.026 0.003 0.046 0.033 0.003 0.021 0.008
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 0.480 16 0.009 0.715 0.442 0.045 0.787 0.571 0.048 0.355 0.130
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.099 16 0.009 0.148 0.091 0.009 0.162 0.118 0.010 0.073 0.027
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.224 16 0.002 0.334 0.206 0.021 0.367 0.267 0.022 0.166 0.060
Vitamins Folate, total a 1 µg 10 1 -- 15 9 1 16 12 1 7 3
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food 1 µg 10 1 -- 15 9 1 16 12 1 7 3
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 10 -- -- 15 9 1 16 12 1 7 3
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 5.5 -- -- 8.2 5.1 0.5 9.0 6.5 0.6 4.1 1.5
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 0.1 1 -- 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 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 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 18 -- -- 27 17 2 30 21 2 13 5
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 3, 4, 5 µg 208 73 0.785 310 191 19 341 248 21 154 56
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 3, 4, 5 µg 21 61 0.331 31 19 2 34 25 2 16 6
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 3 µg 7 7 6.586 10 6 1 11 8 1 5 2
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 370 -- -- 551 340 34 607 440 37 274 100
Vitamins Lycopene 1 µg 0 4 0.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 341 -- -- 508 314 32 559 406 34 252 92
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.37 3 0.010 0.55 0.34 0.03 0.61 0.44 0.04 0.27 0.10
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 3 0.005 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 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 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg 7.4 8 0.119 11.0 6.8 0.7 12.1 8.8 0.7 5.5 2.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.058 -- -- 0.086 0.053 0.005 0.095 0.069 0.006 0.043 0.016
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 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 0.000
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 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 0.000
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 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 0.000
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.050 2 -- 0.074 0.046 0.005 0.082 0.060 0.005 0.037 0.014
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.008 2 -- 0.012 0.007 0.001 0.013 0.010 0.001 0.006 0.002
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 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 0.000
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.008 -- -- 0.012 0.007 0.001 0.013 0.010 0.001 0.006 0.002
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 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 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.008 2 -- 0.012 0.007 0.001 0.013 0.010 0.001 0.006 0.002
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 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 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.062 -- -- 0.092 0.057 0.006 0.102 0.074 0.006 0.046 0.017
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.054 2 -- 0.080 0.050 0.005 0.089 0.064 0.005 0.040 0.015
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.008 2 -- 0.012 0.007 0.001 0.013 0.010 0.001 0.006 0.002
Lipids 18:4 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 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 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 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 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 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 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 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 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 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 9 1 -- 13 8 1 15 11 1 7 2
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.012 -- -- 0.018 0.011 0.001 0.020 0.014 0.001 0.009 0.003
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.036 -- -- 0.054 0.033 0.003 0.059 0.043 0.004 0.027 0.010
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.024 -- -- 0.036 0.022 0.002 0.039 0.029 0.002 0.018 0.006
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.036 -- -- 0.054 0.033 0.003 0.059 0.043 0.004 0.027 0.010
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.039 -- -- 0.058 0.036 0.004 0.064 0.046 0.004 0.029 0.011
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.007 -- -- 0.010 0.006 0.001 0.011 0.008 0.001 0.005 0.002
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.012 -- -- 0.018 0.011 0.001 0.020 0.014 0.001 0.009 0.003
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.092 -- -- 0.137 0.085 0.009 0.151 0.109 0.009 0.068 0.025
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.012 -- -- 0.018 0.011 0.001 0.020 0.014 0.001 0.009 0.003
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.036 -- -- 0.054 0.033 0.003 0.059 0.043 0.004 0.027 0.010
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 0.027 -- -- 0.040 0.025 0.003 0.044 0.032 0.003 0.020 0.007
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.010 -- -- 0.015 0.009 0.001 0.016 0.012 0.001 0.007 0.003
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.036 -- -- 0.054 0.033 0.003 0.059 0.043 0.004 0.027 0.010
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 0.208 -- -- 0.310 0.191 0.019 0.341 0.248 0.021 0.154 0.056
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 0.194 -- -- 0.289 0.178 0.018 0.318 0.231 0.019 0.144 0.052
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.030 -- -- 0.045 0.028 0.003 0.049 0.036 0.003 0.022 0.008
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 0.024 -- -- 0.036 0.022 0.002 0.039 0.029 0.002 0.018 0.006
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.054 -- -- 0.080 0.050 0.005 0.089 0.064 0.005 0.040 0.015
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 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 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthocyanidins Cyanidin 9 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 10 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 10 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 10 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 10 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 10 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 10 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 9, 11, 12 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 mg 4.7 13 0.75 7.0 4.3 0.4 7.7 5.6 0.5 3.5 1.3
Flavonols Kaempferol 9, 11, 12, 13, 16 mg 0.1 6 0.05 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 11, 12, 13, 16 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 mg 2.2 17 0.32 3.3 2.0 0.2 3.6 2.6 0.2 1.6 0.6
Isoflavones Daidzein 17, 18 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 17, 18 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 17, 18 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 6, 7, 8 mg 0.0 9 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 6, 7, 8 mg 0.0 9 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 7, 8 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 7, 8 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 7, 8 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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Footnotes

a  Value based on the analysis of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate