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Beetroot vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Beetroot and Pimiento

  • Beetroot has more Folate, and Manganese, while Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin K.
  • Pimiento covers your daily need of Vitamin C 89% more than Beetroot.
  • Beetroot contains 18 times more Folate than Pimiento. While Beetroot contains 109µg of Folate, Pimiento contains only 6µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beets, raw and Pimento, canned.

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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 Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +105.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Contains more Copper +53.1%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +105.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Contains more Copper +53.1%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1450%
Contains more Folate +1716.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7945.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +1632.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4050%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1450%
Contains more Folate +1716.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7945.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +1632.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4050%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 6.76g 3.2g Beetroot
Protein 1.61g 1.1g Beetroot
Fats 0.17g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 9.56g 5.1g Beetroot
Calories 43kcal 23kcal Beetroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.76g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 2.8g 1.9g Beetroot
Calcium 16mg 6mg Beetroot
Iron 0.8mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 23mg 6mg Beetroot
Phosphorus 40mg 17mg Beetroot
Potassium 325mg 158mg Beetroot
Sodium 78mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.35mg 0.19mg Beetroot
Copper 0.075mg 0.049mg Beetroot
Vitamin A 33IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.9mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.017mg Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.334mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.01mg Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 109µg 6µg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.2µg 8.3µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.014mg Beetroot
Threonine 0.047mg 0.04mg Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048mg 0.036mg Beetroot
Leucine 0.068mg 0.058mg Beetroot
Lysine 0.058mg 0.049mg Beetroot
Methionine 0.018mg 0.013mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046mg 0.034mg Beetroot
Valine 0.056mg 0.046mg Beetroot
Histidine 0.021mg 0.022mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.045g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.02g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Beetroot
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
14
Pimiento

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 food.
Protein
10%
Beetroot
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/nutrients
  2. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.