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Currant vs. Jalapeño — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Currant and Jalapeño

  • Currant has more Iron, Copper, and Fiber, however, Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin B3, Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B5.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 86% more than Currant.
  • Currant has 4 times more Iron than Jalapeño. While Currant has 1mg of Iron, Jalapeño has only 0.25mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Currants, red and white, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +132.6%
Contains more Manganese +91.8%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16% 13% 3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +132.6%
Contains more Manganese +91.8%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
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" charts 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 +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +3480%
Contains more Vitamin C +189.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1180%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +392.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498.6%
Contains more Folate +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +68.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Choline - 7.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 5% 28%
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 +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +3480%
Contains more Vitamin C +189.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1180%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +392.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498.6%
Contains more Folate +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +68.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Choline - 7.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +53.8%
Contains more Carbs +112.3%
Contains more Other +22.6%
Contains more Fats +85%
Equal in Water - 91.69
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 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 Protein +53.8%
Contains more Carbs +112.3%
Contains more Other +22.6%
Contains more Fats +85%
Equal in Water - 91.69

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.029
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 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 Polyunsaturated fat +27.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.029

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +117.6%
Contains more Fructose +34.2%
8% 44% 48%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.61 g
Glucose: 3.22 g
Fructose: 3.53 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 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 +117.6%
Contains more Fructose +34.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 3.7g Currant
Protein 1.4g 0.91g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 13.8g 6.5g Currant
Calories 56kcal 29kcal Currant
Fructose 3.53g 2.63g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 4.12g Jalapeño
Fiber 4.3g 2.8g Currant
Calcium 33mg 12mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.25mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 15mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 44mg 26mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 248mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 3mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.14mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.046mg Currant
Manganese 0.186mg 0.097mg Currant
Selenium 0.6µg 0.4µg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 54µg Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.1mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 41mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 8µg 27µg Jalapeño
Choline 7.6mg 7.5mg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.092g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 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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is better in case of low diet
Currant 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
17%
Currant
59%
Jalapeño
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
9%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.25g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.075g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.