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Peppers vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 3.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.021 g)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers Jícama
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
120
Peppers
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
15
Peppers
6
Jícama

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
:
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +126.7%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +262.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +126.7%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +262.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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 C +1100.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5514.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +561.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1100.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5514.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +561.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.3%

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%
Peppers
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Peppers
0%
Jícama

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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 Peppers Jícama Opinion
Calories 40 38 Peppers
Protein 2 0.72 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 20.2 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 8.82 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.6 Peppers
Calcium 18 12 Peppers
Potassium 340 150 Peppers
Magnesium 25 12 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 1.8 Peppers
Fiber 1.5 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.174 0.048 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.16 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 46 18 Peppers
Sodium 7 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 1179 21 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.46 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.02 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.029 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.2 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.135 Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.042 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 0.3 Peppers
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.021
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.005 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.043 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.018 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.016 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.025 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.026 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.007 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.017 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.022 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.019 Peppers
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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