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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 RAE, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Manganese +239.2%
Contains more Selenium +75%
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 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25% 43% 4%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Manganese +239.2%
Contains more Selenium +75%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +3166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +8850%
Contains more Vitamin C +2320.4%
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 Choline +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +9150%
Contains more Folate +303.7%
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 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 4% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +8850%
Contains more Vitamin C +2320.4%
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 Choline +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +9150%
Contains more Folate +303.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +117.6%
Contains more Protein +76.9%
Contains more Carbs +47.1%
Contains more Other +103.8%
Equal in Water - 87.58
7% 92%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 0.53 g
10% 88%
Protein: 1.61 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 9.56 g
Water: 87.58 g
Other: 1.08 g
Contains more Fats +117.6%
Contains more Protein +76.9%
Contains more Carbs +47.1%
Contains more Other +103.8%
Equal in Water - 87.58

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10.3%
39% 12% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.029 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.112 g
23% 27% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.06 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Jalapeño 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Beetroot Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 6.76g Beetroot
Protein 0.91g 1.61g Beetroot
Fats 0.37g 0.17g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 9.56g Beetroot
Calories 29kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Fructose 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 6.76g Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8g 2.8g
Calcium 12mg 16mg Beetroot
Iron 0.25mg 0.8mg Beetroot
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Beetroot
Phosphorus 26mg 40mg Beetroot
Potassium 248mg 325mg Beetroot
Sodium 3mg 78mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.35mg Beetroot
Copper 0.046mg 0.075mg Beetroot
Manganese 0.097mg 0.329mg Beetroot
Selenium 0.4µg 0.7µg Beetroot
Vitamin A 1078IU 33IU Jalapeño
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 2µg Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6mg 4.9mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.031mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.334mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.155mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.067mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 109µg Beetroot
Choline 7.5mg 6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin K 18.5µg 0.2µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine 0.047mg Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048mg Beetroot
Leucine 0.068mg Beetroot
Lysine 0.058mg Beetroot
Methionine 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046mg Beetroot
Valine 0.056mg Beetroot
Histidine 0.021mg Beetroot
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.032g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.06g 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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Jalapeño Beetroot
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
12%
Beetroot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Jalapeño
19%
Beetroot

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)

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. 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.