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Jalapeño vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jalapeño and Vegetable

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E , however Vegetable is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 128% more than Vegetable.
  • Jalapeño has 9 times more Vitamin E than Vegetable. While Jalapeño has 3.58mg of Vitamin E , Vegetable has only 0.38mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 Potassium +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Iron +228%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +96.2%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +80.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Contains more Potassium +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Iron +228%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +96.2%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +80.4%

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 +842.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +3606.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +466.2%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +296.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +27%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin E +842.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +3606.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +466.2%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +296.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +27%

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 Vegetable
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 8.69g Vegetable
Protein 0.91g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.37g 0.15g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 13.09g Vegetable
Calories 29kcal 65kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 2.8g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 12mg 25mg Vegetable
Iron 0.25mg 0.82mg Vegetable
Magnesium 15mg 22mg Vegetable
Phosphorus 26mg 51mg Vegetable
Potassium 248mg 169mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 35mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.046mg 0.083mg Vegetable
Vitamin A 1078IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.38mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 3.2mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.071mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.851mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.151mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.074mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 19µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 23.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine mg 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.031g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.01g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.072g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
13%
Vegetable
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
Which food is cheaper?
Vegetable
Vegetable is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.