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Jalapeño vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jalapeño and Carrot

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E , however Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 125% more than Carrot.
  • Jalapeño has 5 times more Vitamin E than Carrot. While Jalapeño has 3.58mg of Vitamin E , Carrot has only 0.66mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Carrots, 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 Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.6%
Contains more Potassium +29%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.6%
Contains more Potassium +29%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.045

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin E +442.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1449.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin E +442.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1449.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%

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 Carrot
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 Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 0.91g 0.93g Carrot
Fats 0.37g 0.24g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 29kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose 2.63g 0.55g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 4.74g Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8g 2.8g
Calcium 12mg 33mg Carrot
Iron 0.25mg 0.3mg Carrot
Magnesium 15mg 12mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 35mg Carrot
Potassium 248mg 320mg Carrot
Sodium 3mg 69mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.24mg Carrot
Copper 0.046mg 0.045mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.66mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 5.9mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.066mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.058mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.983mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.273mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.138mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 19µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 13.2µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Carrot
Threonine mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine mg 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine mg 0.102mg Carrot
Lysine mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine mg 0.02mg Carrot
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Carrot
Valine mg 0.069mg Carrot
Histidine mg 0.04mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.014g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.117g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Carrot
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
10%
Carrot
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.055g)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.