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Summer squash vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Summer squash and Jalapeño

  • Summer squash has more Vitamin B2, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, and Fiber.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 113% more than Summer squash.
  • Jalapeño has 2 times less Vitamin B2 than Summer squash. Summer squash has 0.142mg of Vitamin B2, while Jalapeño has 0.07mg.
  • Summer squash contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Squash, summer, all varieties, 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 +40%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Copper - 0.046
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Equal in Copper - 0.046

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 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +439%
Contains more Vitamin E +2883.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +516.7%
Equal in Folate - 27
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
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 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +439%
Contains more Vitamin E +2883.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +516.7%
Equal in Folate - 27

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
18
Summer squash
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
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
7%
Summer squash
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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.
Summer squash Jalapeño
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Summer squash Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in minerals
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 Summer squash Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 16 29 Jalapeño
Protein 1.21 0.91 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 17 118.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 2.25 3.700000047683716 Jalapeño
Carbs 3.35 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.25 Summer squash
Calcium 15 12 Summer squash
Potassium 262 248 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 15 Summer squash
Sugar 2.2 4.12 Summer squash
Fiber 1.1 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.051 0.046 Summer squash
Zinc 0.29 0.14 Summer squash
Starch
Phosphorus 38 26 Summer squash
Sodium 2 3 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.12 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.04 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.07 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 29 27 Summer squash
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.092 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.011 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 Summer squash
Fructose 0.95 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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.