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Jalapeño vs Rapini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jalapeño and Rapini

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E , yet Rapini is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Calcium, and Vitamin A.
  • Rapini covers your daily Vitamin K needs 171% more than Jalapeño.
  • Jalapeño contains 6 times more Vitamin C than Rapini. While Jalapeño contains 118.6mg of Vitamin C, Rapini contains only 20.2mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Broccoli raab, 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
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Rapini
Contains more Potassium +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +756%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Contains more Potassium +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +756%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.042

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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Rapini
Contains more Vitamin C +487.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +121%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145%
Contains more Vitamin A +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1110.8%
Contains more Folate +207.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.221
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.322
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 68% 158% 33% 0% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 0% 560% 63%
Contains more Vitamin C +487.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +121%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145%
Contains more Vitamin A +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1110.8%
Contains more Folate +207.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.221
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.322

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
86
Rapini
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
27
Rapini

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
19%
Rapini
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
3%
Rapini
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
2%
Rapini

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

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.74g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rapini
Rapini is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
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 Rapini Opinion
Calories 29 22 Jalapeño
Protein 0.91 3.17 Rapini
Fats 0.37 0.49 Rapini
Vitamin C 118.6 20.2 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 2.85 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 2.14 Rapini
Calcium 12 108 Rapini
Potassium 248 196 Jalapeño
Magnesium 15 22 Rapini
Sugar 4.12 0.38 Rapini
Fiber 2.8 2.7 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.042 Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14 0.77 Rapini
Starch
Phosphorus 26 73 Rapini
Sodium 3 33 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 2622 Rapini
Vitamin E 3.58 1.62 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.162 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.129 Rapini
Vitamin B3 1.28 1.221 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.322 Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.171 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 224 Rapini
Folate 27 83 Rapini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.05 Rapini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.026 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.13 Rapini
Tryptophan 0.043 Rapini
Threonine 0.106 Rapini
Isoleucine 0.104 Rapini
Leucine 0.17 Rapini
Lysine 0.198 Rapini
Methionine 0.048 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.128 Rapini
Valine 0.153 Rapini
Histidine 0.066 Rapini
Fructose 2.63 0.17 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. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/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.