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Jalapeño vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jalapeño and Lychee

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K and Fiber, however Lychee is higher in Copper and Vitamin A.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 52% more than Lychee.
  • Jalapeño has 51 times more Vitamin E than Lychee. While Jalapeño has 3.58mg of Vitamin E , Lychee has only 0.07mg.
  • Jalapeño has less Sugars.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Litchis, 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
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Lychee
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +45%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Copper +221.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +45%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Copper +221.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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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Lychee
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5014.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319%
Contains more Vitamin K +4525%
Contains more Folate +92.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.065
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5014.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319%
Contains more Vitamin K +4525%
Contains more Folate +92.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.065

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
64
Jalapeño
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
13
Lychee

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 the food
Protein
5%
Jalapeño
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
17%
Lychee
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Jalapeño Lychee
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Lychee
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sugars (difference - 11.11g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Jalapeño Lychee Opinion
Calories 29 66 Lychee
Protein 0.91 0.83 Jalapeño
Fats 0.37 0.44 Lychee
Vitamin C 118.6 71.5 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 16.53 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.31 Lychee
Calcium 12 5 Jalapeño
Potassium 248 171 Jalapeño
Magnesium 15 10 Jalapeño
Sugars 4.12 15.23 Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8 1.3 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.148 Lychee
Zinc 0.14 0.07 Jalapeño
Starch
Phosphorus 26 31 Lychee
Sodium 3 1 Lychee
Vitamin A 1078 0 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.011 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.065 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.603 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.1 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 0.4 Jalapeño
Folate 27 14 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.099 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.12 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.132 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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 of 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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.