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Jalapeño vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Jalapeño and Winter melon

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Folate, and Vitamin B3, however Winter melon has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 117% more.
  • Jalapeño has 41 times more Potassium than Winter melon. Jalapeño has 248mg of Potassium, while Winter melon has 6mg.
  • Jalapeño is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +4033.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Zinc +335.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 15% 8% 9% 1% 15% 17% 8%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +4033.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Zinc +335.7%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +812.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1097.1%
Contains more Folate +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
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% 44% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 4% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +812.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1097.1%
Contains more Folate +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Winter melon Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 0.1g Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 0.4g Jalapeño
Fats 0.37g 0.2g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 3g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 13kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g g Winter melon
Fiber 2.8g 2.9g Winter melon
Calcium 12mg 19mg Winter melon
Iron 0.25mg 0.4mg Winter melon
Magnesium 15mg 10mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 19mg Jalapeño
Potassium 248mg 6mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 111mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.61mg Winter melon
Copper 0.046mg 0.023mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078IU 0IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 13mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.4mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.133mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.035mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 5µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.002mg Winter melon
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.009mg Winter melon
Methionine mg 0.003mg Winter melon
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.087g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño Winter melon
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
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
3%
Winter melon
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 108mg)
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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.