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Garlic vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Garlic and Jalapeño

  • Garlic is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Iron, and Calcium, yet Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 97% higher.
  • Garlic contains 36 times more Selenium than Jalapeño. Garlic contains 14.2µg of Selenium, while Jalapeño contains 0.4µg.

Food types used in this article are Garlic, 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 +580%
Contains more Calcium +1408.3%
Contains more Potassium +61.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +550%
Contains more Zinc +728.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +488.5%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 55% 36% 18% 100% 32% 66% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +580%
Contains more Calcium +1408.3%
Contains more Potassium +61.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +550%
Contains more Zinc +728.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +488.5%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%

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
Garlic
4
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +280.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +11877.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +4375%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +988.2%
Contains more Folate +800%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 105% 1% 2% 0% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 0% 5% 3%
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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +280.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +11877.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +4375%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +988.2%
Contains more Folate +800%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 149kcal 29kcal Garlic
Protein 6.36g 0.91g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.37g Garlic
Vitamin C 31.2mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Net carbs 30.96g 3.7g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 6.5g Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.7mg 0.25mg Garlic
Calcium 181mg 12mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 248mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 15mg Garlic
Sugar 1g 4.12g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 2.8g Jalapeño
Copper 0.299mg 0.046mg Garlic
Zinc 1.16mg 0.14mg Garlic
Starch g g
Phosphorus 153mg 26mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 3mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 9IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.08mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.04mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.07mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.315mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.419mg Garlic
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Folate 3µg 27µg Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.092g Garlic
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.112g Garlic
Tryptophan 0.066mg mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg mg Garlic
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garlic Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
43
Garlic
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
2%
Garlic
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Garlic
Garlic is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.