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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
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Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
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 Vitamin K +856.8%
Contains more Folate +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +43%
Contains more Vitamin E +306.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +856.8%
Contains more Folate +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +43%
Contains more Vitamin E +306.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315

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

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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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 contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.