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Garden asparagus vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Garden asparagus and Jalapeño

  • Garden asparagus has more Iron, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B1, Folate, and Vitamin B2, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E .
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 126% more than Garden asparagus.
  • Jalapeño has 9 times less Iron than Garden asparagus. Garden asparagus has 2.14mg of Iron, while Jalapeño has 0.25mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Asparagus, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, raw.

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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 +756%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +310.9%
Contains more Zinc +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +756%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +310.9%
Contains more Zinc +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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 B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +124.9%
Contains more Folate +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2017.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
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 B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +124.9%
Contains more Folate +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2017.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360.4%

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
29
Garden asparagus
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
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
13%
Garden asparagus
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
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.
Garden asparagus Jalapeño
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Garden asparagus Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 20 29 Jalapeño
Protein 2.2 0.91 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 5.6 118.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 1.7799999713897705 3.700000047683716 Jalapeño
Carbs 3.88 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.25 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 12 Garden asparagus
Potassium 202 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 14 15 Jalapeño
Sugar 1.88 4.12 Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.189 0.046 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.14 Garden asparagus
Starch
Phosphorus 52 26 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 3 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 1.13 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.04 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.07 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 18.5 Garden asparagus
Folate 52 27 Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.092 Garden asparagus
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.027 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.