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Jalapeño vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jalapeño and Broccoli different?

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E , however Broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Broccoli is 69% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 5 times more Vitamin E than Broccoli. While Jalapeño contains 3.58mg of Vitamin E , Broccoli contains only 0.78mg.

Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Broccoli, 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
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.049

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 +33%
Contains more Vitamin A +73%
Contains more Vitamin E +359%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +449.2%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
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 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Contains more Vitamin C +33%
Contains more Vitamin A +73%
Contains more Vitamin E +359%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +449.2%
Contains more Folate +133.3%

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
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
18
Broccoli

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
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
7%
Broccoli
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
2%
Broccoli

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

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Jalapeño Broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Broccoli Opinion
Calories 29 34 Broccoli
Protein 0.91 2.82 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.37
Vitamin C 118.6 89.2 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.700000047683716 4.039999961853027 Broccoli
Carbs 6.5 6.64 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.73 Broccoli
Calcium 12 47 Broccoli
Potassium 248 316 Broccoli
Magnesium 15 21 Broccoli
Sugar 4.12 1.7 Broccoli
Fiber 2.8 2.6 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.049 Broccoli
Zinc 0.14 0.41 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 26 66 Broccoli
Sodium 3 33 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 623 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0.78 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.071 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.639 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.175 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 101.6 Broccoli
Folate 27 63 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.039 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.011 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.038 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 Broccoli
Fructose 2.63 0.68 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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.