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Brussels sprout vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brussels sprout and Jalapeño?

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 132% more.
  • Jalapeño contains 6 times less Iron than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 1.4mg of Iron, while Jalapeño contains 0.25mg.

We used Brussels sprouts, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, raw types in this article.

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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 Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains less Sodium -88%

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 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +856.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +43%
Contains more Vitamin E +306.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +856.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +43%
Contains more Vitamin E +306.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 3.7g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 0.91g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 8.95g 6.5g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 29kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 2.2g 4.12g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 2.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 12mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.25mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 15mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 26mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 248mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.42mg 0.14mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.046mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.88mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.07mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 61µg 27µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 18.5µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.092g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.112g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brussels sprout Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
81
Brussels sprout
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
10
Jalapeño

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 food.
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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 richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.