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Eggplant vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Eggplant and Jalapeño different?

  • Eggplant has more Manganese, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 129% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 2 times more Manganese than Jalapeño. Eggplant has 0.232mg of Manganese, while Jalapeño has 0.097mg.

Eggplant, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Equal in Potassium - 248
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
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 +4587%
Contains more Vitamin E +1093.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +5290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +398.8%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +428.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 9%
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 +4587%
Contains more Vitamin E +1093.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +5290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +398.8%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +428.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 3.7g Jalapeño
Protein 0.98g 0.91g Eggplant
Fats 0.18g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 5.88g 6.5g Jalapeño
Calories 25kcal 29kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 1.54g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 3.53g 4.12g Eggplant
Fiber 3g 2.8g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 12mg Jalapeño
Iron 0.23mg 0.25mg Jalapeño
Magnesium 14mg 15mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 24mg 26mg Jalapeño
Potassium 229mg 248mg Jalapeño
Sodium 2mg 3mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.14mg Eggplant
Copper 0.081mg 0.046mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 23IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.3mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 22µg 27µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.037mg mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.092g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.112g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
9
Eggplant
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
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
6%
Eggplant
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Eggplant
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

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 is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.