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Jalapeño vs. Apple — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Jalapeño and Apple

  • Apple has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B5.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 127% more.
  • Jalapeño has 20 times more Vitamin E than Apple. Jalapeño has 3.58mg of Vitamin E , while Apple has 0.18mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Apples, raw, with skin.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +108.3%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +131.8%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +70.4%
Contains more Manganese +177.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16% 13% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9% 5% 0%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +108.3%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +131.8%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +70.4%
Contains more Manganese +177.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Apple
Contains more Vitamin A +1896.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1888.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2478.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1306.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +416.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +922%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Choline +120.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +740.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 5% 47%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 2% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1896.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1888.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2478.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1306.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +416.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +922%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Choline +120.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +740.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +250%
Contains more Fats +117.6%
Contains more Other +165%
Contains more Carbs +112.5%
Equal in Water - 85.56
7% 92%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 0.53 g
14% 86%
Protein: 0.26 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 13.81 g
Water: 85.56 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Protein +250%
Contains more Fats +117.6%
Contains more Other +165%
Contains more Carbs +112.5%
Equal in Water - 85.56

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +314.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +119.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.6%
39% 12% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.029 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.112 g
33% 8% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.051 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +314.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +119.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.6%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +64.2%
Contains more Fructose +124.3%
36% 64%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.48 g
Fructose: 2.63 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
20% 23% 56%
Starch: 0.05 g
Sucrose: 2.07 g
Glucose: 2.43 g
Fructose: 5.9 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +64.2%
Contains more Fructose +124.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Jalapeño Apple
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Apple Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 11.41g Apple
Protein 0.91g 0.26g Jalapeño
Fats 0.37g 0.17g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 13.81g Apple
Calories 29kcal 52kcal Apple
Starch 0.05g Apple
Fructose 2.63g 5.9g Apple
Sugar 4.12g 10.39g Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8g 2.4g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 6mg Jalapeño
Iron 0.25mg 0.12mg Jalapeño
Magnesium 15mg 5mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 11mg Jalapeño
Potassium 248mg 107mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 1mg Apple
Zinc 0.14mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Copper 0.046mg 0.027mg Jalapeño
Manganese 0.097mg 0.035mg Jalapeño
Selenium 0.4µg 0µg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078IU 54IU Jalapeño
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 3µg Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.18mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6mg 4.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.017mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.026mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.091mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.061mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.041mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 3µg Jalapeño
Choline 7.5mg 3.4mg Jalapeño
Vitamin K 18.5µg 2.2µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.001mg Apple
Threonine 0.006mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg Apple
Methionine 0.001mg Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg Apple
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.028g Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.007g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.051g Jalapeño
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.062g Jalapeño
Omega-3 - ALA 0.05g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Apple
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Jalapeño
4%
Apple
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Jalapeño
4%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.27g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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