Calories in Yellow Peppers, Yellow Pepper Nutrition

How many calories in Yellow Peppers? See below, the Yellow Pepper calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Yellow Pepper nutrition facts and the health benefits of Yellow Pepper to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

The Bell Pepper is also known as Pepper or Capsicum. Bell Peppers are generally available in three colors, green, red and yellow and sometimes orange or even purple. The yellow pepper is sweet tasting and stores well. Consider eating in salads or stir fries to retain their nutrition.

Calories in Yellow Peppers are low. The Yellow Pepper contains more vitamin C than the green variety although not quite as much as the fully ripe red version. But regardless, Bell Peppers are full of vitamins A and C. The yellow variety is also a good source of vitamins B1-B3, B5, B6, B9 (folic acid), beta-carotene, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and many more minerals.

They are thought to help protect against certain cancers given their high antioxidant content. Other Yellow Pepper benefits include neutralizing free radicals in the body, and thus considered to help protect against heart disease.

Below we have a calorie and a separate nutrition table for this vegetable. Compare the nutrition and calories in Yellow Peppers with the calories in other vegetable varieties.

All of our calorie and nutrition information is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.

Enjoy losing weight with our Bell Pepper diet recipes below

Calories in Yellow Peppers

Calories in Yellow Peppers, Sweet, Raw:

Refuse: (Stem ends, seeds and core)
Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams27 kcal (112 kJ)
Calories in a Yellow Pepper: 1 pepper, large (3-3/4" long, 3" dia), 186 grams50 kcal (208 kJ)
10 strips, 52 grams14 kcal (58 kJ)


Yellow Pepper Nutrition

Peppers, Sweet, Yellow, Raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Proximates:
Water92.02 g
Energy112 kJ (27 kcal)
Carbohydrates6.32 g
Fiber0.9 g
Total Fat:0.21 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Protein1.00 g
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca11 mg (1 %)
Iron, Fe0.46 mg (12 %)
Magnesium, Mg12 mg (4 %)
Phosphorus, P24 mg (2 %)
Potassium, K212 mg (6 %)
Zinc, Zn0.17 mg (1 %)
Copper, Cu0.107 mg (5 %)
Manganese, Mn0.117 mg (6 %)
Selenium, Se0.3 mcg (0.4 %)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C184 mg (306 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.028 mg (2 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.025 mg (1 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.890 mg (4 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.168 mg (1 %)
Vitamin B60.168 mg (9 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)26 mcg (6 %)
Vitamin B120 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin A200 IU (4 %)
Vitamin D0 IU (0 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko





Bell Pepper Recipes

Warm Radish Salad

Warm Radish and Bell Pepper Salad
This crunchy radish salad provides a good source of vitamin C, is low in calories, low in carbs, low GI, low sodium and cholesterol. It is suitable for a healthy heart, gluten free, vegetarian and diabetic diet.


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