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Onion vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Onion Jalapeño
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
6
Onion
74
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
6
Onion
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
Onion
3
:
Contains more Calcium +91.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Potassium +69.9%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +91.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Potassium +69.9%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -25%

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
Onion
1
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin C +1502.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +53800%
Contains more Vitamin E +17800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1003.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +4525%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin C +1502.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +53800%
Contains more Vitamin E +17800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1003.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +4525%

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
7%
Onion
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
0%
Onion
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 Onion Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 40 29 Onion
Protein 1.1 0.91 Onion
Fats 0.1 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 7.4 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 9.34 6.5 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.21 0.25 Jalapeño
Calcium 23 12 Onion
Potassium 146 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 10 15 Jalapeño
Sugars 4.24 4.12 Onion
Fiber 1.7 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.039 0.046 Jalapeño
Zinc 0.17 0.14 Onion
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 29 26 Onion
Sodium 4 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 2 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.02 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.04 Onion
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.116 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.123 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 18.5 Jalapeño
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.092 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.021 Onion
Isoleucine 0.014 Onion
Leucine 0.025 Onion
Lysine 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.002 Onion
Phenylalanine 0.025 Onion
Valine 0.021 Onion
Histidine 0.014 Onion
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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