Jalapeno is a type of green chili which is mainly used in pickles. It is picked when it still green and young. When it grows and becomes greener or red it is known as capsicum. Basically Jalapeno is a middle sized green chili which has considerable health benefits. They most popular serving style is in form of pickles. But they are also served smoked, mixed with drinks, garnishing on pizza toppings, mixed with meat, poultry or seafood, etc. Before you decide about having jalapeno as your personal favorite chili you must be well aware about all its nutrition contents.
Assuming that sized jalapeno chili weighing about 14 grams, the following metrics have been made.
- Calories: 4
- Carbs: 0.8 grams
- Fats: 0.1 grams
- Proteins: 0.2 grams
From the above chart it can be concluded that one jalapeno chili has total of 4 calories, out of which calories from fat is just 1.
Jalapeno has 0% cholesterol and 0% calcium. 0% fat with no saturated fat. The carbs has certain amount of dietary fiber which comprises 2% of the daily intake. The content of the dietary fiber is 0.4 grams. The rest 0.5 gram in carbs is sugar. As for the vitamin content, Jalapeno has 2% vitamin A, 10% vitamin C, 1% iron and nil calcium.
The plus points about jalapeno are that it contains no cholesterol and is extremely low in saturated fat. It is high in dietary fiber but it is very low in sodium. It is extremely high in manganese and considerably high in iron also. It is also high in phosphorus and niacin. Apart from that it is very high in thiamin and potassium. When it comes to vitamins, jalapenos are very high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin B26.