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Plum vs. Jalapeño — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Plum and Jalapeño different?

  • Plum contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Fiber, Folate, and Vitamin B3 than Jalapeño.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 121% more than Plum.
  • Plum has 2 times more Sugar than Jalapeño. Plum has 9.92g of Sugar, while Jalapeño has 4.12g.

Plums, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Plum
2
:
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +23.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Manganese +86.5%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19% 7% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16% 13% 3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +23.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Manganese +86.5%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Plum
0
:
Contains more Vitamin A +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1276.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1344.8%
Contains more Folate +440%
Contains more Choline +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +189.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 2% 16%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 5% 47%
Contains more Vitamin A +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1276.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1344.8%
Contains more Folate +440%
Contains more Choline +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +189.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
1
:
Contains more Carbs +75.7%
Contains more Protein +30%
Contains more Fats +32.1%
Contains more Other +43.2%
Equal in Water - 91.69
11% 87%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 11.42 g
Water: 87.23 g
Other: 0.37 g
7% 92%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 0.53 g
Contains more Carbs +75.7%
Contains more Protein +30%
Contains more Fats +32.1%
Contains more Other +43.2%
Equal in Water - 91.69

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
2
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +362.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +154.5%
9% 69% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
39% 12% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.029 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.112 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +362.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +154.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
5
:
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +242.6%
Contains more Fructose +16.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
16% 51% 31%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.57 g
Glucose: 5.07 g
Fructose: 3.07 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.08 g
Galactose: 0.14 g
36% 64%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.48 g
Fructose: 2.63 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +242.6%
Contains more Fructose +16.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Plum Jalapeño
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Plum Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 3.7g Plum
Protein 0.7g 0.91g Jalapeño
Fats 0.28g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 11.42g 6.5g Plum
Calories 46kcal 29kcal Plum
Fructose 3.07g 2.63g Plum
Sugar 9.92g 4.12g Jalapeño
Fiber 1.4g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 6mg 12mg Jalapeño
Iron 0.17mg 0.25mg Jalapeño
Magnesium 7mg 15mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 16mg 26mg Jalapeño
Potassium 157mg 248mg Jalapeño
Sodium 0mg 3mg Plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.14mg Jalapeño
Copper 0.057mg 0.046mg Plum
Manganese 0.052mg 0.097mg Jalapeño
Selenium 0µg 0.4µg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 345IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 54µg Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.26mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 9.5mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 5µg 27µg Jalapeño
Choline 1.9mg 7.5mg Jalapeño
Vitamin K 6.4µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.009mg Plum
Threonine 0.01mg Plum
Isoleucine 0.014mg Plum
Leucine 0.015mg Plum
Lysine 0.016mg Plum
Methionine 0.008mg Plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg Plum
Valine 0.016mg Plum
Histidine 0.009mg Plum
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.092g Plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.029g Plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.112g Jalapeño
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.062g Jalapeño
Omega-3 - ALA 0.05g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Plum Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Plum
59%
Jalapeño
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Plum
9%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Plum
Plum contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Plum
Plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.075g)
Which food is cheaper?
Plum
Plum is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.