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Dates vs. Jalapeño — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Dates and Jalapeño?

  • Dates are richer in Fiber, Copper, Potassium, Iron, Manganese, and Magnesium, while Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 131% higher.
  • Jalapeño has 4 times less Copper than Dates . Dates have 0.206mg of Copper, while Jalapeño has 0.046mg.

We used Dates, deglet noor and Peppers, jalapeno, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +225%
Contains more Iron +308%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.5%
Contains more Potassium +164.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Copper +347.8%
Contains more Manganese +170.1%
Contains more Selenium +650%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 39% 31% 27% 58% 1% 8% 69% 35% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16% 13% 3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +308%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.5%
Contains more Potassium +164.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Copper +347.8%
Contains more Manganese +170.1%
Contains more Selenium +650%

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 B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87%
Contains more Vitamin A +10680%
Contains more Vitamin E +7060%
Contains more Vitamin C +29550%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.9%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Choline +19%
Contains more Vitamin K +585.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.28
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 2% 14% 16% 24% 36% 39% 15% 0% 4% 7%
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 B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87%
Contains more Vitamin A +10680%
Contains more Vitamin E +7060%
Contains more Vitamin C +29550%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.9%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Choline +19%
Contains more Vitamin K +585.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.28

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +169.2%
Contains more Carbs +1054.3%
Contains more Other +201.9%
Contains more Water +346.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.37
2% 75% 21%
Protein: 2.45 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 75.03 g
Water: 20.53 g
Other: 1.6 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 +169.2%
Contains more Carbs +1054.3%
Contains more Other +201.9%
Contains more Water +346.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +24.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +489.5%
37% 41% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.036 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.019 g
39% 12% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.029 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.112 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +24.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +489.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +1242.6%
Contains more Fructose +643.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
38% 31% 31%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 23.84 g
Glucose: 19.87 g
Fructose: 19.56 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.12 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 +1242.6%
Contains more Fructose +643.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dates Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 67.03g 3.7g Dates
Protein 2.45g 0.91g Dates
Fats 0.39g 0.37g Dates
Carbs 75.03g 6.5g Dates
Calories 282kcal 29kcal Dates
Fructose 19.56g 2.63g Dates
Sugar 63.35g 4.12g Jalapeño
Fiber 8g 2.8g Dates
Calcium 39mg 12mg Dates
Iron 1.02mg 0.25mg Dates
Magnesium 43mg 15mg Dates
Phosphorus 62mg 26mg Dates
Potassium 656mg 248mg Dates
Sodium 2mg 3mg Dates
Zinc 0.29mg 0.14mg Dates
Copper 0.206mg 0.046mg Dates
Manganese 0.262mg 0.097mg Dates
Selenium 3µg 0.4µg Dates
Vitamin A 10IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 54µg Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.05mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 0.4mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.04mg Dates
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.274mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.589mg 0.315mg Dates
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 19µg 27µg Jalapeño
Choline 6.3mg 7.5mg Jalapeño
Vitamin K 2.7µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.012mg Dates
Threonine 0.043mg Dates
Isoleucine 0.049mg Dates
Leucine 0.084mg Dates
Lysine 0.066mg Dates
Methionine 0.022mg Dates
Phenylalanine 0.05mg Dates
Valine 0.071mg Dates
Histidine 0.032mg Dates
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.092g Dates
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.029g Dates
Polyunsaturated fat 0.019g 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
Dates 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
12%
Dates
59%
Jalapeño
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Dates
9%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 59.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dates
Dates contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dates
Dates is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dates
Dates 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. Dates - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171726/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.