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Jalapeño vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jalapeño and Cabbage different?

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE, however Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 91% more than Cabbage.
  • Jalapeño has 24 times more Vitamin E than Cabbage. Jalapeño has 3.58mg of Vitamin E , while Cabbage has 0.15mg.

Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Cabbage, raw types were 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 more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +142.1%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +88%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +142.1%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +88%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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 A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin E +2286.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +224%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +447%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Folate +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +310.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin E +2286.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +224%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +447%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Folate +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +310.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 3.3g Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 1.28g Cabbage
Fats 0.37g 0.1g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 5.8g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 25kcal Jalapeño
Starch g 0g Cabbage
Fructose 2.63g 1.45g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 3.2g Cabbage
Fiber 2.8g 2.5g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 0.25mg 0.47mg Cabbage
Magnesium 15mg 12mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 26mg
Potassium 248mg 170mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 18mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.18mg Cabbage
Copper 0.046mg 0.019mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078IU 98IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.15mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 36.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.061mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.234mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.212mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.124mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan mg 0.011mg Cabbage
Threonine mg 0.035mg Cabbage
Isoleucine mg 0.03mg Cabbage
Leucine mg 0.041mg Cabbage
Lysine mg 0.044mg Cabbage
Methionine mg 0.012mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine mg 0.032mg Cabbage
Valine mg 0.042mg Cabbage
Histidine mg 0.022mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.017g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.017g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño Cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
10
Cabbage

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
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
6%
Cabbage
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
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 Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.