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Red cabbage vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Red cabbage and Jalapeño

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin K, Iron and Manganese, while Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B3.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 68% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 4 times less Calcium than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 45mg of Calcium, while Jalapeño contains 12mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, red, 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
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Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Copper +170.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Copper +170.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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 B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +3154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1078
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
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 B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +3154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1078
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
39
Red cabbage
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
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 the food
Protein
9%
Red cabbage
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Red cabbage Jalapeño
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.29g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.071g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Red cabbage Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 31 29 Red cabbage
Protein 1.43 0.91 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 57 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 7.37 6.5 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.25 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 12 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 16 15 Red cabbage
Sugars 3.83 4.12 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.017 0.046 Jalapeño
Zinc 0.22 0.14 Red cabbage
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 26 Red cabbage
Sodium 27 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1116 1078 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.04 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.418 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 18.5 Red cabbage
Folate 18 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.092 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48 2.63 Jalapeño

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.