Strawberries vs. Jalapeno

Nutrition comparison of Strawberries and Jalapeno


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of strawberries versus jalapeno (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in strawberries and jalapeno:

  • Both strawberries and jalapeno are high in Vitamin C.
  • Jalapeno has more riboflavin, niacin and Vitamin B6.
  • Jalapeno is a great source of dietary fiber and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of strawberries and jalapeno is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Jalapeno (Peppers, jalapeno, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Strawberries and jalapeno contain similar amounts of calories - strawberry has 32 calories per 100 grams and jalapeno has 29 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, strawberries is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to jalapeno for fat. Strawberries has a macronutrient ratio of 7:85:8 and for jalapeno, 11:80:9 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Strawberries Jalapeno
Protein 7% 11%
Carbohydrates 85% 80%
Fat 8% 9%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Strawberries and jalapeno contain similar amounts carbs - strawberry has 7.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and jalapeno has 6.5g of carbohydrates.

The carbs in strawberries are made of 71% sugar, 29% dietary fiber and 1% starch, whereas the carbs in jalapeno comprise of 60% sugar and 40% dietary fiber.

dietary fiber

Jalapeno is a great source of dietary fiber and it has 40% more dietary fiber than strawberry - strawberry has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and jalapeno has 2.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Strawberries and jalapeno contain similar amounts of sugar - strawberry has 4.9g of sugar per 100 grams and jalapeno has 4.1g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Strawberries and jalapeno contain similar amounts of protein - strawberry has 0.67g of protein per 100 grams and jalapeno has 0.91g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both strawberries and jalapeno are low in saturated fat - strawberry has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and jalapeno has 0.09g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both strawberries and jalapeno are high in Vitamin C. Jalapeno has 102% more Vitamin C than strawberry - strawberry has 58.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and jalapeno has 118.6mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Jalapeno has 53 times more Vitamin A than strawberry - strawberry has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and jalapeno has 54ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Jalapeno has 11 times more Vitamin E than strawberry - strawberry has 0.29mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and jalapeno has 3.6mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Strawberries and jalapeno contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - strawberry has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and jalapeno has 18.5ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Jalapeno has more riboflavin, niacin and Vitamin B6. Both strawberries and jalapeno contain significant amounts of thiamin, pantothenic acid and folate.

Strawberries Jalapeno
Thiamin 0.024 MG 0.04 MG
Riboflavin 0.022 MG 0.07 MG
Niacin 0.386 MG 1.28 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.125 MG 0.315 MG
Vitamin B6 0.047 MG 0.419 MG
Folate 24 UG 27 UG

Minerals

calcium

Strawberries and jalapeno contain similar amounts of calcium - strawberry has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and jalapeno has 12mg of calcium.

iron

Strawberries and jalapeno contain similar amounts of iron - strawberry has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and jalapeno has 0.25mg of iron.

potassium

Jalapeno is a great source of potassium and it has 62% more potassium than strawberry - strawberry has 153mg of potassium per 100 grams and jalapeno has 248mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds, strawberry has more kaempferol than jalapeno per 100 grams, however, jalapeno contains more quercetin and luteolin than strawberry per 100 grams.

Strawberries Jalapeno
kaempferol 0.5 mg ~
myricetin 0.04 mg ~
Quercetin 1.11 mg 5.07 mg
luteolin ~ 1.34 mg

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Strawberries Jalapeno
beta-carotene 7 UG 561 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 26 UG 861 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 67 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, both strawberries and jalapeno contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Strawberries Jalapeno
alpha linoleic acid 0.065 G 0.05 G
Total 0.065 G 0.05 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both strawberries and jalapeno contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Strawberries Jalapeno
linoleic acid 0.09 G 0.062 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.004 G
Total 0.09 G 0.066 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Jalapeno (Peppers, jalapeno, raw) .

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