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Poblano vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Poblano and Jalapeño?

  • Poblano is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, and Vitamin B5, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Poblano's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 240% more.
  • Jalapeño contains 44 times less Iron than Poblano. Poblano contains 10.93mg of Iron, while Jalapeño contains 0.25mg.

We used Peppers, ancho, dried and Peppers, jalapeno, raw types in this article.

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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 +408.3%
Contains more Iron +4272%
Contains more Magnesium +653.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +673.1%
Contains more Potassium +872.2%
Contains more Zinc +914.3%
Contains more Copper +1004.3%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 410% 81% 87% 213% 6% 39% 170%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +408.3%
Contains more Iron +4272%
Contains more Magnesium +653.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +673.1%
Contains more Potassium +872.2%
Contains more Zinc +914.3%
Contains more Copper +1004.3%
Contains less Sodium -93%

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 +1795.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +347.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +400.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +743.7%
Contains more Folate +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +5830%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1227% 0% 0% 7% 45% 521% 121% 120% 816% 52% 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 A +1795.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +347.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +400.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +743.7%
Contains more Folate +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +5830%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poblano Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 29.82g 3.7g Poblano
Protein 11.86g 0.91g Poblano
Fats 8.2g 0.37g Poblano
Carbs 51.42g 6.5g Poblano
Calories 281kcal 29kcal Poblano
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar g 4.12g Poblano
Fiber 21.6g 2.8g Poblano
Calcium 61mg 12mg Poblano
Iron 10.93mg 0.25mg Poblano
Magnesium 113mg 15mg Poblano
Phosphorus 201mg 26mg Poblano
Potassium 2411mg 248mg Poblano
Sodium 43mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 1.42mg 0.14mg Poblano
Copper 0.508mg 0.046mg Poblano
Vitamin A 20438IU 1078IU Poblano
Vitamin E mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.179mg 0.04mg Poblano
Vitamin B2 2.255mg 0.07mg Poblano
Vitamin B3 6.403mg 1.28mg Poblano
Vitamin B5 1.993mg 0.315mg Poblano
Vitamin B6 3.535mg 0.419mg Poblano
Folate 69µg 27µg Poblano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.155mg mg Poblano
Threonine 0.425mg mg Poblano
Isoleucine 0.373mg mg Poblano
Leucine 0.605mg mg Poblano
Lysine 0.515mg mg Poblano
Methionine 0.142mg mg Poblano
Phenylalanine 0.361mg mg Poblano
Valine 0.489mg mg Poblano
Histidine 0.232mg mg Poblano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.82g 0.092g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.492g 0.029g Poblano
Polyunsaturated fat 4.511g 0.112g Poblano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Poblano 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
242
Poblano
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
128
Poblano
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
71%
Poblano
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
51%
Poblano
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
38%
Poblano
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Poblano
Poblano is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Poblano
Poblano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poblano
Poblano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Poblano
Poblano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.728g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $6.2)
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. Poblano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169396/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.