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Cassava vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sugars (difference - 1.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (14 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cassava Pimiento
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cassava Pimiento
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
14
Cassava
57
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cassava
8
Pimiento

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 +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +71.5%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Equal in Sodium - 14
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +71.5%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Equal in Sodium - 14

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +970%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +20323.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +336.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +970%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +20323.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +336.8%

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 the food
Protein
8%
Cassava
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Cassava
1%
Pimiento

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cassava Pimiento Opinion
Calories 160 23 Cassava
Protein 1.36 1.1 Cassava
Fats 0.28 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 20.6 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 38.06 5.1 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 16 6 Cassava
Potassium 271 158 Cassava
Magnesium 21 6 Cassava
Sugars 1.7 2.71 Pimiento
Fiber 1.8 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.1 0.049 Cassava
Zinc 0.34 0.19 Cassava
Starch
Phosphorus 27 17 Cassava
Sodium 14 14
Vitamin A 13 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.19 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.017 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.06 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.854 0.615 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.01 Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 8.3 Pimiento
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 0.02 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.019 0.014 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 0.04 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.027 0.036 Pimiento
Leucine 0.039 0.058 Pimiento
Lysine 0.044 0.049 Pimiento
Methionine 0.011 0.013 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.026 0.034 Pimiento
Valine 0.035 0.046 Pimiento
Histidine 0.02 0.022 Pimiento
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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