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Jalapeño vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Jalapeño and Fennel?

  • Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E , while Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, and Iron.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 118% higher.
  • Fennel has 9 times less Vitamin B6 than Jalapeño. Jalapeño has 0.419mg of Vitamin B6, while Fennel has 0.047mg.

We used Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw types in this comparison.

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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 -94.2%
Contains more Calcium +308.3%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.9%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +43.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Calcium +308.3%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.9%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +43.5%

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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Fennel
Contains more Vitamin A +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +517.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +888.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +791.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +239.5%
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 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +517.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +888.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +791.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +239.5%
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 Fennel
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 Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 4.2g Fennel
Protein 0.91g 1.24g Fennel
Fats 0.37g 0.2g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 7.3g Fennel
Calories 29kcal 31kcal Fennel
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 3.93g Fennel
Fiber 2.8g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 12mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 0.25mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 15mg 17mg Fennel
Phosphorus 26mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 248mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 3mg 52mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.2mg Fennel
Copper 0.046mg 0.066mg Fennel
Vitamin A 1078IU 963IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 12mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.01mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.032mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.64mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.232mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.047mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 27µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.09g Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Fennel
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
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
18
Fennel

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
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
7%
Fennel
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.19g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel 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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.