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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 Iron +192%
Contains more Calcium +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.9%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains more Calcium +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.9%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
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 C +888.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +517.2%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 40% 58% 12% 0% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 0% 157% 21%
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 K +239.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +888.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +517.2%
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 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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fennel 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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 31 29 Fennel
Protein 1.24 0.91 Fennel
Fats 0.2 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 12 118.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 4.199999809265137 3.700000047683716 Fennel
Carbs 7.3 6.5 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.25 Fennel
Calcium 49 12 Fennel
Potassium 414 248 Fennel
Magnesium 17 15 Fennel
Sugar 3.93 4.12 Fennel
Fiber 3.1 2.8 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.046 Fennel
Zinc 0.2 0.14 Fennel
Starch
Phosphorus 50 26 Fennel
Sodium 52 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 963 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.58 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.04 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.64 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 18.5 Fennel
Folate 27 27
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.092 Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.029 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.112 Fennel
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 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. 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.