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Jalapeño vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Jalapeño and Potato

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE, while Potato has more Copper, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 110% higher.
  • Potato contains 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Jalapeño. Jalapeño contains 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Potato contains 0µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +224%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +139.1%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +224%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +139.1%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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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Potato
Contains more Vitamin A +53800%
Contains more Vitamin E +35700%
Contains more Vitamin C +502%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.295
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 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +53800%
Contains more Vitamin E +35700%
Contains more Vitamin C +502%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.295

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Potato Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 15.39g Potato
Protein 0.91g 2.05g Potato
Fats 0.37g 0.09g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 17.49g Potato
Calories 29kcal 77kcal Potato
Starch g 15.29g Potato
Fructose 2.63g 0.26g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 0.82g Potato
Fiber 2.8g 2.1g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 12mg
Iron 0.25mg 0.81mg Potato
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Potato
Phosphorus 26mg 57mg Potato
Potassium 248mg 425mg Potato
Sodium 3mg 6mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.3mg Potato
Copper 0.046mg 0.11mg Potato
Vitamin A 1078IU 2IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.01mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 19.7mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.081mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.032mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 1.061mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.295mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.298mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 15µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 2µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.021mg Potato
Threonine mg 0.067mg Potato
Isoleucine mg 0.066mg Potato
Leucine mg 0.098mg Potato
Lysine mg 0.107mg Potato
Methionine mg 0.032mg Potato
Phenylalanine mg 0.081mg Potato
Valine mg 0.103mg Potato
Histidine mg 0.035mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.025g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.002g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.042g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño Potato
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
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
20
Potato

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
12%
Potato
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
17%
Potato
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
0%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.067g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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)

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.