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Jalapeño vs. Chinese broccoli — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jalapeño and Chinese broccoli different?

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B3, however, Chinese broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Calcium, Manganese, and Vitamin B2.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 100% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Jalapeño has 7 times more Vitamin E than Chinese broccoli. Jalapeño has 3.58mg of Vitamin E , while Chinese broccoli has 0.48mg.

Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Copper +32.6%
Contains more Manganese +172.2%
Contains more Selenium +225%
Equal in Potassium - 261
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16% 13% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21% 35% 8%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Copper +32.6%
Contains more Manganese +172.2%
Contains more Selenium +225%
Equal in Potassium - 261

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +645.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +320.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Choline +237.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +358.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 5% 47%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 14% 212%
Contains more Vitamin E +645.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +320.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Choline +237.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +358.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +70.6%
Contains more Protein +25.3%
Contains more Fats +94.6%
Contains more Other +49.1%
Equal in Water - 93.54
7% 92%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 0.53 g
4% 94%
Protein: 1.14 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 3.81 g
Water: 93.54 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Carbs +70.6%
Contains more Protein +25.3%
Contains more Fats +94.6%
Contains more Other +49.1%
Equal in Water - 93.54

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -16.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +72.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +194.6%
39% 12% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.029 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.112 g
22% 10% 67%
Saturated Fat: 0.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -16.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +72.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +194.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Jalapeño Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 1.31g Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 1.14g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 6.5g 3.81g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 22kcal Jalapeño
Fructose 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.8g 2.5g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.25mg 0.56mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 15mg 18mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 26mg 41mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 248mg 261mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 3mg 7mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.046mg 0.061mg Chinese broccoli
Manganese 0.097mg 0.264mg Chinese broccoli
Selenium 0.4µg 1.3µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1078IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 82µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.48mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6mg 28.2mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.437mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.159mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Choline 7.5mg 25.3mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin K 18.5µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.11g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.33g Chinese broccoli
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.062g Jalapeño
Omega-3 - ALA 0.05g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Chinese broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Jalapeño
46%
Chinese broccoli
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Jalapeño
18%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.28g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/nutrients
  2. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.