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Prunes vs. Jalapeño — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Prunes and Jalapeño

  • Prunes has more Vitamin K, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Manganese, and Iron, however, Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 131% more than Prunes.
  • Jalapeño has 6 times less Copper than Prunes. Prunes has 0.281mg of Copper, while Jalapeño has 0.046mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +258.3%
Contains more Iron +272%
Contains more Magnesium +173.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +195.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Copper +510.9%
Contains more Manganese +208.2%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 35% 30% 30% 65% 1% 12% 94% 39% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16% 13% 3%
Contains more Calcium +258.3%
Contains more Iron +272%
Contains more Magnesium +173.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +195.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Copper +510.9%
Contains more Manganese +208.2%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Prunes
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34%
Contains more Choline +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +221.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +38%
Contains more Vitamin E +732.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +19666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.4%
Contains more Folate +575%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 47% 9% 0% 2% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 3% 0% 6% 149%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 5% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34%
Contains more Choline +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +221.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +38%
Contains more Vitamin E +732.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +19666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.4%
Contains more Folate +575%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +139.6%
Contains more Carbs +882.8%
Contains more Other +398.1%
Contains more Water +196.5%
Equal in Fats - 0.37
2% 64% 31% 3%
Protein: 2.18 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 63.88 g
Water: 30.92 g
Other: 2.64 g
7% 92%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 0.53 g
Contains more Protein +139.6%
Contains more Carbs +882.8%
Contains more Other +398.1%
Contains more Water +196.5%
Equal in Fats - 0.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +82.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +80.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.092
43% 26% 31%
Saturated Fat: 0.088 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
39% 12% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.029 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.112 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +82.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +80.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.092

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +1620.3%
Contains more Fructose +373.4%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
12% 59% 29%
Starch: 5.11 g
Sucrose: 0.15 g
Glucose: 25.46 g
Fructose: 12.45 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
36% 64%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.48 g
Fructose: 2.63 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +1620.3%
Contains more Fructose +373.4%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Prunes Jalapeño
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prunes Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 56.78g 3.7g Prunes
Protein 2.18g 0.91g Prunes
Fats 0.38g 0.37g Prunes
Carbs 63.88g 6.5g Prunes
Calories 240kcal 29kcal Prunes
Starch 5.11g Prunes
Fructose 12.45g 2.63g Prunes
Sugar 38.13g 4.12g Jalapeño
Fiber 7.1g 2.8g Prunes
Calcium 43mg 12mg Prunes
Iron 0.93mg 0.25mg Prunes
Magnesium 41mg 15mg Prunes
Phosphorus 69mg 26mg Prunes
Potassium 732mg 248mg Prunes
Sodium 2mg 3mg Prunes
Zinc 0.44mg 0.14mg Prunes
Copper 0.281mg 0.046mg Prunes
Manganese 0.299mg 0.097mg Prunes
Selenium 0.3µg 0.4µg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 781IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin A RAE 39µg 54µg Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.43mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 0.6mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.04mg Prunes
Vitamin B2 0.186mg 0.07mg Prunes
Vitamin B3 1.882mg 1.28mg Prunes
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.315mg Prunes
Vitamin B6 0.205mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 4µg 27µg Jalapeño
Choline 10.1mg 7.5mg Prunes
Vitamin K 59.5µg 18.5µg Prunes
Tryptophan 0.025mg Prunes
Threonine 0.049mg Prunes
Isoleucine 0.041mg Prunes
Leucine 0.066mg Prunes
Lysine 0.05mg Prunes
Methionine 0.016mg Prunes
Phenylalanine 0.052mg Prunes
Valine 0.056mg Prunes
Histidine 0.027mg Prunes
Saturated Fat 0.088g 0.092g Prunes
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 0.029g Prunes
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.112g Jalapeño
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.062g Jalapeño
Omega-3 - ALA 0.05g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Prunes Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Prunes
59%
Jalapeño
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Prunes
9%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Prunes
Prunes contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Prunes
Prunes is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prunes
Prunes is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Prunes
Prunes is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 34.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Prunes - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/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.

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