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Cassava vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cassava and Jalapeño

  • Cassava has more Manganese and Copper, however Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K and Vitamin A.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 109% more than Cassava.
  • Cassava has 4 times more Manganese than Jalapeño. While Cassava has 0.384mg of Manganese, Jalapeño has only 0.097mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cassava, 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
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Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +475.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +8192.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1784.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +873.7%
Equal in Folate - 27
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
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 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +475.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +8192.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1784.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +873.7%
Equal in Folate - 27

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
14
Cassava
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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
8%
Cassava
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Cassava
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.
Cassava Jalapeño
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cassava 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 - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sugars (difference - 2.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Cassava Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 160 29 Cassava
Protein 1.36 0.91 Cassava
Fats 0.28 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 20.6 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 38.06 6.5 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.25 Cassava
Calcium 16 12 Cassava
Potassium 271 248 Cassava
Magnesium 21 15 Cassava
Sugars 1.7 4.12 Cassava
Fiber 1.8 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.1 0.046 Cassava
Zinc 0.34 0.14 Cassava
Starch
Phosphorus 27 26 Cassava
Sodium 14 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 13 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.19 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.04 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.854 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 27 27
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 0.092 Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 0.029 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027 Cassava
Leucine 0.039 Cassava
Lysine 0.044 Cassava
Methionine 0.011 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026 Cassava
Valine 0.035 Cassava
Histidine 0.02 Cassava
Fructose 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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.