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Lychee vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lychee and Jalapeño

  • Lychee has more Copper, however Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin A and Fiber.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 52% more than Lychee.
  • Lychee has 4 times more Sugars than Jalapeño. While Lychee has 15.23g of Sugars, Jalapeño has only 4.12g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Litchis, 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
Lychee
4
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Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Copper +221.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +45%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Copper +221.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +45%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +100%

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
Lychee
0
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Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5014.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319%
Contains more Vitamin K +4525%
Contains more Folate +92.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
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 C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5014.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319%
Contains more Vitamin K +4525%
Contains more Folate +92.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Lychee
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
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 the food
Protein
5%
Lychee
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
2%
Lychee
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lychee Jalapeño
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lychee 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?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sugars (difference - 11.11g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Lychee Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 66 29 Lychee
Protein 0.83 0.91 Jalapeño
Fats 0.44 0.37 Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 16.53 6.5 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.31 0.25 Lychee
Calcium 5 12 Jalapeño
Potassium 171 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 10 15 Jalapeño
Sugars 15.23 4.12 Jalapeño
Fiber 1.3 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.148 0.046 Lychee
Zinc 0.07 0.14 Jalapeño
Starch
Phosphorus 31 26 Lychee
Sodium 1 3 Lychee
Vitamin A 0 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.07 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.04 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.603 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 14 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 0.092 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 0.029 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 0.112 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.