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Jalapeño vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jalapeño and Cassava

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE, however Cassava is higher in Manganese, and Copper.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 109% more than Cassava.
  • Jalapeño has 54 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cassava. While Jalapeño has 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, Cassava has only 1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Cassava, 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 less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Equal in Potassium - 271
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Equal in Potassium - 271

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 +8192.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1784.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +475.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +873.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.5%
Equal in Folate - 27
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 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +8192.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1784.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +475.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +873.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.5%
Equal in Folate - 27

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 Cassava
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
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Cassava Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 36.26g Cassava
Protein 0.91g 1.36g Cassava
Fats 0.37g 0.28g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 38.06g Cassava
Calories 29kcal 160kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 1.7g Cassava
Fiber 2.8g 1.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 16mg Cassava
Iron 0.25mg 0.27mg Cassava
Magnesium 15mg 21mg Cassava
Phosphorus 26mg 27mg Cassava
Potassium 248mg 271mg Cassava
Sodium 3mg 14mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.34mg Cassava
Copper 0.046mg 0.1mg Cassava
Vitamin A 1078IU 13IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.19mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 20.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.087mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.048mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.854mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.107mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.088mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 27µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 1.9µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.019mg Cassava
Threonine mg 0.028mg Cassava
Isoleucine mg 0.027mg Cassava
Leucine mg 0.039mg Cassava
Lysine mg 0.044mg Cassava
Methionine mg 0.011mg Cassava
Phenylalanine mg 0.026mg Cassava
Valine mg 0.035mg Cassava
Histidine mg 0.02mg Cassava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.074g Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.075g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.048g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño Cassava
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
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
14
Cassava

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%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
38%
Cassava
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Cassava

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava 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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.