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Jalapeño vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jalapeño and Papaya

  • Jalapeño is higher than Papaya in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, and Vitamin B3.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 64% more than Papaya.
  • Jalapeño contains 12 times more Vitamin E than Papaya. While Jalapeño contains 3.58mg of Vitamin E , Papaya contains only 0.3mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Jalapeño is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Papayas, 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 more Phosphorus +160%
Contains more Potassium +36.3%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains more Potassium +36.3%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Copper - 0.045

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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Papaya
Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1093.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +611.5%
Contains more Folate +37%
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 57% 6% 0% 203% 6% 7% 7% 12% 9% 28% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1093.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +611.5%
Contains more Folate +37%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 9.12g Papaya
Protein 0.91g 0.47g Jalapeño
Fats 0.37g 0.26g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 10.82g Papaya
Calories 29kcal 43kcal Papaya
Starch g 0g Papaya
Fructose 2.63g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar 4.12g 7.82g Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8g 1.7g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 20mg Papaya
Iron 0.25mg 0.25mg
Magnesium 15mg 21mg Papaya
Phosphorus 26mg 10mg Jalapeño
Potassium 248mg 182mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 8mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.08mg Jalapeño
Copper 0.046mg 0.045mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078IU 950IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.3mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 60.9mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.023mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.027mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.357mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.191mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.038mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 37µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 2.6µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Papaya
Threonine mg 0.011mg Papaya
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Papaya
Leucine mg 0.016mg Papaya
Lysine mg 0.025mg Papaya
Methionine mg 0.002mg Papaya
Phenylalanine mg 0.009mg Papaya
Valine mg 0.01mg Papaya
Histidine mg 0.005mg Papaya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.081g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.072g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.058g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Papaya
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
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
9
Papaya

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
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
11%
Papaya
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
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 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. Papaya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169926/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.