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Jícama vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jícama and Peppers

  • Jícama has more Fiber, while Peppers has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin K, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, and Potassium.
  • Peppers covers your daily need of Vitamin C 247% more than Jícama.
  • Jícama contains 3 times more Fiber than Peppers. While Jícama contains 4.9g of Fiber, Peppers contain only 1.5g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Yambean (jicama), raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, 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 less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +126.7%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +262.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 4% 14% 9% 16% 5% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +126.7%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +262.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.6%

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 B5 +121.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1100.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5514.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +561.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4666.7%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 68% 2% 10% 0% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 0% 1% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1100.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5514.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +561.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4666.7%
Contains more Folate +91.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jícama Peppers Opinion
Calories 38kcal 40kcal Peppers
Protein 0.72g 2g Peppers
Fats 0.09g 0.2g Peppers
Vitamin C 20.2mg 242.5mg Peppers
Net carbs 3.92g 7.96g Peppers
Carbs 8.82g 9.46g Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.6mg 1.2mg Peppers
Calcium 12mg 18mg Peppers
Potassium 150mg 340mg Peppers
Magnesium 12mg 25mg Peppers
Sugar 1.8g 5.1g Jícama
Fiber 4.9g 1.5g Jícama
Copper 0.048mg 0.174mg Peppers
Zinc 0.16mg 0.3mg Peppers
Starch g g
Phosphorus 18mg 46mg Peppers
Sodium 4mg 7mg Jícama
Vitamin A 21IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.061mg Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.278mg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 14.3µg Peppers
Folate 12µg 23µg Peppers
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.021g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.011g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043g 0.109g Peppers
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Peppers
Threonine 0.018mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.016mg 0.065mg Peppers
Leucine 0.025mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine 0.026mg 0.089mg Peppers
Methionine 0.007mg 0.024mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine 0.022mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine 0.019mg 0.041mg Peppers
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jícama Peppers
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
10
Jícama
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jícama
23
Peppers

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
4%
Jícama
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
9%
Peppers
Fats
0%
Jícama
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.021 g)

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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/nutrients
  2. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.