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Chinese broccoli vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese broccoli and Jalapeño different?

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Calcium, Manganese, and Vitamin B2, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B3.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 100% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli has 8 times more Calcium than Jalapeño. Chinese broccoli has 100mg of Calcium, while Jalapeño has 12mg.

Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Peppers, jalapeno, raw types were used 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 +733.3%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Copper +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Copper +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Potassium - 248

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 A +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +358.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +645.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +320.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
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 A +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +358.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +645.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +320.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 3.7g Jalapeño
Protein 1.14g 0.91g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72g 0.37g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 6.5g Jalapeño
Calories 22kcal 29kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 0.84g 4.12g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 100mg 12mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 0.25mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18mg 15mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 41mg 26mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261mg 248mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.39mg 0.14mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.046mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638IU 1078IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.04mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.07mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 99µg 27µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 18.5µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.092g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.029g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.112g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
48
Chinese broccoli
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
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
7%
Chinese broccoli
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.28g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.