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Jalapeño vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Jalapeño and Pumpkin

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, and Fiber, while Pumpkin has more Vitamin A, Copper, and Iron.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 122% higher.
  • Pumpkin contains 17 times less Vitamin K than Jalapeño. Jalapeño contains 18.5µg of Vitamin K, while Pumpkin contains 1.1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Pumpkin, 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 Magnesium +25%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +176.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 30% 9% 19% 30% 1% 9% 43%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +176.1%

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 E +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1217.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +586.9%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1581.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +689.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.298
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 511% 22% 0% 30% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 12% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1217.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +586.9%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1581.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +689.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.298

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Pumpkin Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 6g Pumpkin
Protein 0.91g 1g Pumpkin
Fats 0.37g 0.1g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 6.5g
Calories 29kcal 26kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 2.76g Pumpkin
Fiber 2.8g 0.5g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 21mg Pumpkin
Iron 0.25mg 0.8mg Pumpkin
Magnesium 15mg 12mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 44mg Pumpkin
Potassium 248mg 340mg Pumpkin
Sodium 3mg 1mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.14mg 0.32mg Pumpkin
Copper 0.046mg 0.127mg Pumpkin
Vitamin A 1078IU 8513IU Pumpkin
Vitamin E 3.58mg 1.06mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 9mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.05mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.11mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.298mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.061mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 16µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 1.1µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Pumpkin
Threonine mg 0.029mg Pumpkin
Isoleucine mg 0.031mg Pumpkin
Leucine mg 0.046mg Pumpkin
Lysine mg 0.054mg Pumpkin
Methionine mg 0.011mg Pumpkin
Phenylalanine mg 0.032mg Pumpkin
Valine mg 0.035mg Pumpkin
Histidine mg 0.016mg Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.052g Pumpkin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.013g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.005g Jalapeño

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Jalapeño Pumpkin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
18
Pumpkin

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
0%
Pumpkin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.