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Jalapeño vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Jalapeño and Persimmon

  • Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, yet Persimmon is richer in Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 58% higher.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Persimmons, native, 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 Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
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% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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 C +79.7%
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 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.7%

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 Persimmon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.91g 0.8g Jalapeño
Fats 0.37g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 6.5g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 29kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g g Persimmon
Fiber 2.8g g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.25mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 15mg mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 26mg
Potassium 248mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 3mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.14mg mg Jalapeño
Copper 0.046mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078IU IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU IU Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0µg µg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6mg 66mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
34%
Persimmon
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.092g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.