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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.
  • 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 more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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 C +5290.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +4587%
Contains more Vitamin E +1093.3%
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 Vitamin K +428.6%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
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 C +5290.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +4587%
Contains more Vitamin E +1093.3%
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 Vitamin K +428.6%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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 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

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Eggplant Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 25 29 Jalapeño
Protein 0.98 0.91 Eggplant
Fats 0.18 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 2.2 118.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 2.880000114440918 3.700000047683716 Jalapeño
Carbs 5.88 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.25 Jalapeño
Calcium 9 12 Jalapeño
Potassium 229 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 14 15 Jalapeño
Sugar 3.53 4.12 Eggplant
Fiber 3 2.8 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.046 Eggplant
Zinc 0.16 0.14 Eggplant
Starch
Phosphorus 24 26 Jalapeño
Sodium 2 3 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.3 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.04 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.649 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 22 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.092 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.009 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 2.63 Jalapeño

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.