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Persimmon vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Persimmon and Jalapeño

  • Persimmon is richer in Iron, yet Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 58% higher.
  • Persimmon contains 10 times more Iron than Jalapeño. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Jalapeño contains 0.25mg.

Food types used in this article are Persimmons, native, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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 Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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 +79.7%
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% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.7%

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.
Persimmon Jalapeño
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 3.7g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.91g Jalapeño
Fats 0.4g 0.37g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 6.5g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 29kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar g 4.12g Persimmon
Fiber g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 27mg 12mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.25mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 15mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 26mg
Potassium 310mg 248mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 3mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 0.14mg Jalapeño
Copper mg 0.046mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D IU 0IU Jalapeño
Vitamin D µg 0µg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 66mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate µg 27µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.092g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.112g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Jalapeño
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
18
Persimmon
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
10
Jalapeño

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%
Persimmon
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
2%
Persimmon
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.092g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/nutrients
  2. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.