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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
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Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +32.6%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +32.6%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
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 Vitamin K +358.4%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +320.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +645.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
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 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +358.4%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +320.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +645.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498.6%

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
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 the food
Protein
7%
Chinese broccoli
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
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.
Chinese broccoli Jalapeño
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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