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Sweet potato vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sweet potato and Jalapeño?

  • Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin A, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Manganese, while Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 129% higher.
  • Jalapeño has 13 times less Vitamin A than Sweet potato. Sweet potato has 709µg of Vitamin A, while Jalapeño has 54µg.

We used Sweet potato, raw, unprepared and Peppers, jalapeno, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +144%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +228.3%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +144%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +228.3%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%

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 A +1216%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154%
Contains more Vitamin C +4841.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1276.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +927.8%
Contains more Folate +145.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
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 +1216%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154%
Contains more Vitamin C +4841.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1276.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +927.8%
Contains more Folate +145.5%

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
85
Sweet potato
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet potato
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%
Sweet potato
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
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.
Sweet potato Jalapeño
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sweet potato 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 Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.074g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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 Sweet potato Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 86 29 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 0.91 Sweet potato
Fats 0.05 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 2.4 118.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 17.1200008392334 3.700000047683716 Sweet potato
Carbs 20.12 6.5 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.25 Sweet potato
Calcium 30 12 Sweet potato
Potassium 337 248 Sweet potato
Magnesium 25 15 Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18 4.12 Jalapeño
Fiber 3 2.8 Sweet potato
Copper 0.151 0.046 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3 0.14 Sweet potato
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 26 Sweet potato
Sodium 55 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 14187 1078 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.04 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.557 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.315 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 11 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.092 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.031 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7 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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.