Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Jalapeno Peppers
- ¼ cup sliced jalapeno pepper: 1 gram effective (net) carbohydrate plus ½ gram fiber and 7 calories
- 1 medium jalapeno pepper (about ½ oz): ½ grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus ½ gram fiber and 4 calories
Glycemic Index for Jalapeno PeppersAs with most non-starchy vegetables, there is no scientific study of the glycemic index of jalapeno peppers.
Estimated Glycemic Load of Jalapeno Peppers
- ¼ cup sliced jalapeno pepper: less than 1
1 medium jalapeno pepper (about ½ oz: 0
Health Benefits of Jalapeno PeppersAlthough most people don't eat enough jalapeno peppers to make a significant dent in their nutritional needs, just one pepper does fill about 10% of vitamin C needs for a day. Many health benefits have been attributed to capsaicin (the substance that puts the "hot" in hot peppers), but scientific proof is lacking.
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USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.