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Pumpkin vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pumpkin and Jalapeño

  • Pumpkin has more Vitamin A, Copper, and Iron, while Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, and Fiber.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 122% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 8 times less Vitamin A than Pumpkin. Pumpkin contains 426µg of Vitamin A, while Jalapeño contains 54µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pumpkin, 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 Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Copper +176.1%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Copper +176.1%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%

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 +689.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1217.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +586.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1581.8%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +689.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1217.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +586.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1581.8%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315

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
55
Pumpkin
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
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
6%
Pumpkin
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
2%
Jalapeño

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

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Pumpkin Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pumpkin Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 26 29 Jalapeño
Protein 1 0.91 Pumpkin
Fats 0.1 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 9 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 6.5
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.25 Pumpkin
Calcium 21 12 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 248 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 15 Jalapeño
Sugar 2.76 4.12 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.127 0.046 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.14 Pumpkin
Starch
Phosphorus 44 26 Pumpkin
Sodium 1 3 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 1078 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.04 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.07 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 16 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.092 Pumpkin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.012 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032 Pumpkin
Valine 0.035 Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016 Pumpkin
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.