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Fennel vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fennel and Jalapeño?

  • Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, and Iron, while Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E .
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 118% higher.
  • Jalapeño has 4 times less Calcium than Fennel. Fennel has 49mg of Calcium, while Jalapeño has 12mg.

We used Fennel, bulb, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +308.3%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.9%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +43.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +308.3%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.9%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +43.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%

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
Fennel
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Contains more Vitamin K +239.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +517.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +888.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +791.5%
Equal in Folate - 27
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
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 K +239.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +517.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +888.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +791.5%
Equal in Folate - 27

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 3.7g Fennel
Protein 1.24g 0.91g Fennel
Fats 0.2g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 7.3g 6.5g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 29kcal Fennel
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 3.93g 4.12g Fennel
Fiber 3.1g 2.8g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 12mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.25mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 15mg Fennel
Phosphorus 50mg 26mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 248mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.2mg 0.14mg Fennel
Copper 0.066mg 0.046mg Fennel
Vitamin A 963IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.58mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 27µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 18.5µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.092g Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.029g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.112g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel 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
28
Fennel
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
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
7%
Fennel
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Fennel
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.19g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.