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Jalapeño vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Jalapeño and Bell pepper

  • Bell pepper has less Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 42% more.
  • Jalapeño has 10 times more Vitamin E than Bell pepper. Jalapeño has 3.58mg of Vitamin E , while Bell pepper has 0.37mg.
  • Bell pepper is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, 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
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Copper +43.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.13
Equal in Sodium - 3
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Copper +43.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.13
Equal in Sodium - 3

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 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +191.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +867.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +150%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
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 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +191.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +867.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +150%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%

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 Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 29kcal 20kcal Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 0.86g Jalapeño
Fats 0.37g 0.17g Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6mg 80.4mg Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.7g 2.94g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 4.64g Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.25mg 0.34mg Bell pepper
Calcium 12mg 10mg Jalapeño
Potassium 248mg 175mg Jalapeño
Magnesium 15mg 10mg Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 2.8g 1.7g Jalapeño
Copper 0.046mg 0.066mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.14mg 0.13mg Jalapeño
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Phosphorus 26mg 20mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 3mg
Vitamin A 1078IU 370IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.37mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.028mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.48mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.099mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.224mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 7.4µg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 10µg Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.008g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.062g Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.024mg Bell pepper
Leucine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Lysine mg 0.039mg Bell pepper
Methionine mg 0.007mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine mg 0.01mg Bell pepper
Fructose 2.63g 1.12g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Bell pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
9
Bell pepper

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
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

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 is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.72g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.