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Carrot vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Carrot and Jalapeño

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A, however Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E .
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 125% more than Carrot.
  • Carrot has 15 times more Vitamin A than Jalapeño. While Carrot has 835µg of Vitamin A, Jalapeño has only 54µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Carrots, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, raw.

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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 Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +29%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.046
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +29%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
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
Carrot
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Contains more Vitamin A +1449.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +442.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +40.2%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
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 A +1449.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +442.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +40.2%
Contains more Folate +42.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 41kcal 29kcal Carrot
Protein 0.93g 0.91g Carrot
Fats 0.24g 0.37g Jalapeño
Vitamin C 5.9mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Net carbs 6.78g 3.7g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 6.5g Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.3mg 0.25mg Carrot
Calcium 33mg 12mg Carrot
Potassium 320mg 248mg Carrot
Magnesium 12mg 15mg Jalapeño
Sugar 4.74g 4.12g Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8g 2.8g
Copper 0.045mg 0.046mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.24mg 0.14mg Carrot
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Phosphorus 35mg 26mg Carrot
Sodium 69mg 3mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 16706IU 1078IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.04mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Folate 19µg 27µg Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.092g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.112g Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg mg Carrot
Fructose 0.55g 2.63g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
98
Carrot
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Carrot
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.055g)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.