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Summer squash vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 1.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Summer squash Jalapeño
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Summer squash 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
16
Summer squash
74
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
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 +40%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Copper - 0.046
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Copper - 0.046

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +439%
Contains more Vitamin E +2883.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +439%
Contains more Vitamin E +2883.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +516.7%

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%
Summer squash
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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 Summer squash Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 16 29 Jalapeño
Protein 1.21 0.91 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 17 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 3.35 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.25 Summer squash
Calcium 15 12 Summer squash
Potassium 262 248 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 15 Summer squash
Sugars 2.2 4.12 Jalapeño
Fiber 1.1 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.051 0.046 Summer squash
Zinc 0.29 0.14 Summer squash
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Phosphorus 38 26 Summer squash
Sodium 2 3 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.12 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.04 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.07 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 18.5 Jalapeño
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.092 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.011 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 Summer squash
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