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Jalapeño vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jalapeño and Napa cabbage different?

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, however Napa cabbage is richer in Iron, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 128% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 11 times more Vitamin B6 than Napa cabbage. While Jalapeño contains 0.419mg of Vitamin B6, Napa cabbage contains only 0.037mg.

Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +185.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Calcium +141.7%
Contains more Iron +196%
Contains more Copper +108.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.14
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +185.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Calcium +141.7%
Contains more Iron +196%
Contains more Copper +108.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.14

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 +309.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3606.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1032.4%
Contains more Folate +59.3%
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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +309.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3606.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1032.4%
Contains more Folate +59.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 2.23g Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 1.1g Napa cabbage
Fats 0.37g 0.17g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 2.23g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 12kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.8g g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 29mg Napa cabbage
Iron 0.25mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Magnesium 15mg 8mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 19mg Jalapeño
Potassium 248mg 87mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 11mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.14mg
Copper 0.046mg 0.096mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 1078IU 263IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 3.2mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.005mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.025mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.466mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.035mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.037mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 43µg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg µg Jalapeño
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 g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño Napa cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
12
Napa cabbage

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%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.092g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.