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Jalapeño vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Jalapeño and Cauliflower

  • Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Cauliflower is richer in Folate, Vitamin B5, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 78% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cauliflower. Jalapeño contains 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cauliflower contains 0µg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Cauliflower, 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 -90%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4375%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.7%
Contains more Folate +111.1%
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 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4375%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.7%
Contains more Folate +111.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 2.97g Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 1.92g Cauliflower
Fats 0.37g 0.28g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 4.97g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 25kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g 0.97g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 1.91g Cauliflower
Fiber 2.8g 2g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 22mg Cauliflower
Iron 0.25mg 0.42mg Cauliflower
Magnesium 15mg 15mg
Phosphorus 26mg 44mg Cauliflower
Potassium 248mg 299mg Cauliflower
Sodium 3mg 30mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.27mg Cauliflower
Copper 0.046mg 0.039mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078IU 0IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.08mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 48.2mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.05mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.06mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.507mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.184mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 57µg Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 15.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.02mg Cauliflower
Threonine mg 0.076mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine mg 0.071mg Cauliflower
Leucine mg 0.106mg Cauliflower
Lysine mg 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine mg 0.02mg Cauliflower
Phenylalanine mg 0.065mg Cauliflower
Valine mg 0.125mg Cauliflower
Histidine mg 0.056mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.13g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.034g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.031g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño Cauliflower
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
30
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
13
Cauliflower

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
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.038g)
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?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.21g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower 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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.