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Cauliflower vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.038g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sugars (difference - 2.21g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cauliflower Jalapeño
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cauliflower Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
31
Cauliflower
74
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cauliflower
7
Jalapeño

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +68%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Contains more Iron +68%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Magnesium - 15

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4375%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4375%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.4%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
12%
Cauliflower
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
2%
Jalapeño

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cauliflower Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 25 29 Jalapeño
Protein 1.92 0.91 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 48.2 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 4.97 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.25 Cauliflower
Calcium 22 12 Cauliflower
Potassium 299 248 Cauliflower
Magnesium 15 15
Sugars 1.91 4.12 Jalapeño
Fiber 2 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.039 0.046 Jalapeño
Zinc 0.27 0.14 Cauliflower
Starch
Phosphorus 44 26 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 0 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.08 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.04 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.507 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.315 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 18.5 Jalapeño
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.092 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.029 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.02 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 Cauliflower
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