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Jalapeño vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jalapeño and Beetroot different?

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A, however Beetroot is richer in Folate, Manganese, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 126% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 93 times more Vitamin K than Beetroot. While Jalapeño contains 18.5µg of Vitamin K, Beetroot contains only 0.2µg.

Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Beets, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
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Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%

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 C +2320.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +3166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +8850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +283.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +9150%
Contains more Folate +303.7%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +2320.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +3166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +8850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +283.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +9150%
Contains more Folate +303.7%

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
64
Jalapeño
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
18
Beetroot

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
5%
Jalapeño
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
10%
Beetroot
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Beetroot

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

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Jalapeño Beetroot
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 Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 75mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Beetroot Opinion
Calories 29 43 Beetroot
Protein 0.91 1.61 Beetroot
Fats 0.37 0.17 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 4.9 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.8 Beetroot
Calcium 12 16 Beetroot
Potassium 248 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 15 23 Beetroot
Sugar 4.12 6.76 Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8 2.8
Copper 0.046 0.075 Beetroot
Zinc 0.14 0.35 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 26 40 Beetroot
Sodium 3 78 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 33 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0.04 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.031 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.04 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.334 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.155 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.067 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 0.2 Jalapeño
Folate 27 109 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.06 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.