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Pea vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pea and Jalapeño

  • Pea has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Fiber and Zinc, however Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Vitamin B6.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 87% more than Pea.
  • Pea has 9 times more Zinc than Jalapeño. While Pea has 1.24mg of Zinc, Jalapeño has only 0.14mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peas, green, 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
Pea
6
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Contains more Iron +488%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +282.6%
Contains more Zinc +785.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.4%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +488%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +282.6%
Contains more Zinc +785.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.4%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Potassium - 248

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
Pea
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +565%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +34.1%
Contains more Folate +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2653.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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 +565%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +34.1%
Contains more Folate +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2653.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147.9%

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
39
Pea
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
2%
Pea
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.
Pea Jalapeño
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sugars (difference - 1.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Pea Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 81 29 Pea
Protein 5.42 0.91 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.37 Pea
Vitamin C 40 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 14.45 6.5 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.25 Pea
Calcium 25 12 Pea
Potassium 244 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 33 15 Pea
Sugars 5.67 4.12 Jalapeño
Fiber 5.7 2.8 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.046 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.14 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 26 Pea
Sodium 5 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 765 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.13 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.04 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.07 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 1.28 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 18.5 Pea
Folate 65 27 Pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.092 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.029 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.112 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.39 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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.