Jalapeno Peppers Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 26

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1g %1

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 1671mg %111

Total Carbohydrate 5g %1

Dietary Fiber 3g %9

Total Sugars 2g

Protein 1g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 23.0mg %1

Iron 1.9mg %10

Potassium 193mg %5

Phosphorus 18.0mg %1

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in jalapeno peppers

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.4mg %3

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.0mg %3

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %4

Vitamin E 0.7mg %5

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.4mg %8

Vitamin K 12.9µg %11

Vitamin C 10.0mg %11

Vitamin B6 0.2mg %15

Vitamin A 1700.0IU %57

Minerals in jalapeno peppers

Selenium 0.4µg %1

Calcium 23.0mg %2

Phosphorus 18.0mg %2

Zinc 0.3mg %2

Magnesium 15.0mg %4

Manganese 0.1mg %5

Potassium 193.0mg %5

Iron 1.9mg %10

Copper 0.1mg %16

Sodium 1671.0mg %111

Amino Acids in jalapeno peppers

Methionine 0.0g %2

Leucine 0.0g %2

Lysine 0.0g %2

Isoleucine 0.0g %2

Valine 0.0g %2

Tyrosine 0.0g %2

Histidine 0.0g %2

Threonine 0.0g %3

Phenylalanine 0.0g %3

Tryptophan 0.0g %4

Cystine 0.0g %6

Fatty Acids in jalapeno peppers

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of jalapeno peppers is 60.0/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Jalapeno Peppers has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 48
Lysine 45 42
Valine 39 39
Isoleucine 30 30
Histidine 15 18
Threonine 23 33
Tryptophan 6 12
Met+Cys 22 29
Phe+Tyr 30 49

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in jalapeno peppers is 1.6 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of jalapeno peppers is 0.3 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in jalapeno peppers as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for jalapeno peppers is 34/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for jalapeno peppers

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 2.33 <12
Potassium:Sodium 0.12 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 1.53 <2
Iron:Copper 13.01 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 1.28 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 61%

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This food is insulinogenic with low insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

42% of insulinogenic calories