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Sauerkraut vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sauerkraut and Jalapeño different?

  • Sauerkraut has more Iron and Copper, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin A.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 115% more than Sauerkraut.
  • Sauerkraut has 220 times more Sodium than Jalapeño. Sauerkraut has 661mg of Sodium, while Jalapeño has 3mg.

Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids and Peppers, jalapeno, raw types were used 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
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Contains more Iron +488%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +108.7%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 9% 15% 10% 32% 6% 9% 87%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +488%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +108.7%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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 C +706.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +5888.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2457.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +795.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +42.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 49% 2% 3% 0% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 0% 33% 18%
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 C +706.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +5888.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2457.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +795.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +42.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%

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
13
Sauerkraut
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
28
Sauerkraut
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
5%
Sauerkraut
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
4%
Sauerkraut
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Sauerkraut
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.
Sauerkraut Jalapeño
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sauerkraut 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?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut contains less Sugars (difference - 2.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 658mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Sauerkraut Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 19 29 Jalapeño
Protein 0.91 0.91
Fats 0.14 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 14.7 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 4.28 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.25 Sauerkraut
Calcium 30 12 Sauerkraut
Potassium 170 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 13 15 Jalapeño
Sugars 1.78 4.12 Sauerkraut
Fiber 2.9 2.8 Sauerkraut
Copper 0.096 0.046 Sauerkraut
Zinc 0.19 0.14 Sauerkraut
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Phosphorus 20 26 Jalapeño
Sodium 661 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 18 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.14 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.021 0.04 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.143 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.093 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 24 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.092 Sauerkraut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.067 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.008 Sauerkraut
Threonine 0.025 Sauerkraut
Isoleucine 0.021 Sauerkraut
Leucine 0.029 Sauerkraut
Lysine 0.031 Sauerkraut
Methionine 0.009 Sauerkraut
Phenylalanine 0.023 Sauerkraut
Valine 0.03 Sauerkraut
Histidine 0.016 Sauerkraut
Fructose 0.04 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. Sauerkraut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169279/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.