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Welsh onion vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Welsh onion and Jalapeño

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, and Iron, however Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B3.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 146% more.
  • Welsh onion has 5 times more Iron than Jalapeño. Welsh onion has 1.22mg of Iron, while Jalapeño has 0.25mg.
  • Welsh onion is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Onions, welsh, 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 +388%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains more Zinc +271.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +388%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains more Zinc +271.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%

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 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +945.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +339.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +602%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +481.9%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1078
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
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 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +945.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +339.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +602%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +481.9%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1078

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
61
Welsh onion
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
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.
Welsh onion Jalapeño
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Welsh onion Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.94g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 34 29 Welsh onion
Protein 1.9 0.91 Welsh onion
Fats 0.4 0.37 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 27 118.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 4.099999904632568 3.700000047683716 Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5 6.5
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.22 0.25 Welsh onion
Calcium 18 12 Welsh onion
Potassium 212 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 23 15 Welsh onion
Sugar 2.18 4.12 Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.07 0.046 Welsh onion
Zinc 0.52 0.14 Welsh onion
Starch
Phosphorus 49 26 Welsh onion
Sodium 17 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1160 1078 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.04 Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.07 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.169 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.072 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 193.4 18.5 Welsh onion
Folate 16 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.067 0.092 Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056 0.029 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156 0.112 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061 Welsh onion
Valine 0.084 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033 Welsh onion
Fructose 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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.