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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
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +170.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Potassium - 248
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +170.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Potassium - 248

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 E +3154.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.1%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
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 B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +3154.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.1%
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

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.
Red cabbage Jalapeño
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 3.7g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 0.91g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 7.37g 6.5g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 29kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 3.83g 4.12g Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 45mg 12mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.25mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 15mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 26mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 248mg Jalapeño
Sodium 27mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.22mg 0.14mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.046mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1116IU 1078IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.04mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 18µg 27µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 18.5µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.092g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.112g Jalapeño

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Red cabbage Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
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 food.
Protein
9%
Red cabbage
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.