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Jalapeño vs Poblano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Jalapeño and Poblano?

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, however Poblano is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin A, Fiber, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, and Vitamin B5.
  • Poblano's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 240% more.
  • Poblano contains 59 times less Vitamin C than Jalapeño. Jalapeño contains 118.6mg of Vitamin C, while Poblano contains 2mg.

We used Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Peppers, ancho, dried types 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 less Sodium -93%
Contains more Iron +4272%
Contains more Calcium +408.3%
Contains more Potassium +872.2%
Contains more Magnesium +653.3%
Contains more Copper +1004.3%
Contains more Zinc +914.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +673.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 410% 19% 213% 81% 170% 39% 87% 6%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Contains more Iron +4272%
Contains more Calcium +408.3%
Contains more Potassium +872.2%
Contains more Magnesium +653.3%
Contains more Copper +1004.3%
Contains more Zinc +914.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +673.1%

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 +5830%
Contains more Vitamin A +1795.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +347.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +400.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +743.7%
Contains more Folate +155.6%
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 7% 1227% 0% 0% 45% 521% 121% 120% 816% 0% 0% 52%
Contains more Vitamin C +5830%
Contains more Vitamin A +1795.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +347.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +400.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +743.7%
Contains more Folate +155.6%

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
242
Poblano
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
128
Poblano

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
71%
Poblano
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
51%
Poblano
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
38%
Poblano

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

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Jalapeño Poblano
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 is lower in Sugar?
Poblano
Poblano is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Poblano
Poblano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poblano
Poblano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Poblano
Poblano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.728g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $6.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Poblano Opinion
Calories 29 281 Poblano
Protein 0.91 11.86 Poblano
Fats 0.37 8.2 Poblano
Vitamin C 118.6 2 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 51.42 Poblano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 10.93 Poblano
Calcium 12 61 Poblano
Potassium 248 2411 Poblano
Magnesium 15 113 Poblano
Sugar 4.12 Poblano
Fiber 2.8 21.6 Poblano
Copper 0.046 0.508 Poblano
Zinc 0.14 1.42 Poblano
Starch
Phosphorus 26 201 Poblano
Sodium 3 43 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 20438 Poblano
Vitamin E 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.179 Poblano
Vitamin B2 0.07 2.255 Poblano
Vitamin B3 1.28 6.403 Poblano
Vitamin B5 0.315 1.993 Poblano
Vitamin B6 0.419 3.535 Poblano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 27 69 Poblano
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.82 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.492 Poblano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 4.511 Poblano
Tryptophan 0.155 Poblano
Threonine 0.425 Poblano
Isoleucine 0.373 Poblano
Leucine 0.605 Poblano
Lysine 0.515 Poblano
Methionine 0.142 Poblano
Phenylalanine 0.361 Poblano
Valine 0.489 Poblano
Histidine 0.232 Poblano
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 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. Poblano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169396/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.