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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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +388%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Contains more Zinc +271.4%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +388%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Contains more Zinc +271.4%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
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 E +602%
Contains more Vitamin C +339.3%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
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 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +945.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +602%
Contains more Vitamin C +339.3%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 3.7g Welsh onion
Protein 1.9g 0.91g Welsh onion
Fats 0.4g 0.37g Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5g 6.5g
Calories 34kcal 29kcal Welsh onion
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 2.18g 4.12g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 18mg 12mg Welsh onion
Iron 1.22mg 0.25mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 23mg 15mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 49mg 26mg Welsh onion
Potassium 212mg 248mg Jalapeño
Sodium 17mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.52mg 0.14mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.046mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1160IU 1078IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 27mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.04mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.07mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 16µg 27µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 18.5µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074mg mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081mg mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021mg mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061mg mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.084mg mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033mg mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.092g Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.029g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.112g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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.

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.