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Bell pepper vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bell pepper and Pimiento?

  • Bell pepper has less Iron, and Vitamin A than Pimiento.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Iron is 17% higher.

We used Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Pimento, canned types in this comparison.

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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 +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +34.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Equal in Potassium - 158
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +34.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Equal in Potassium - 158

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 +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +890%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +617.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 84.9
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +890%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +617.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 84.9
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215

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
34
Bell pepper
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
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
5%
Bell pepper
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Pimiento

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.
Bell pepper Pimiento
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Bell pepper Pimiento
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Pimiento Opinion
Calories 20 23 Pimiento
Protein 0.86 1.1 Pimiento
Fats 0.17 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 80.4 84.9 Pimiento
Net carbs 2.940000057220459 3.200000047683716 Pimiento
Carbs 4.64 5.1 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 10 6 Bell pepper
Potassium 175 158 Bell pepper
Magnesium 10 6 Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4 2.71 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.066 0.049 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13 0.19 Pimiento
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20 17 Bell pepper
Sodium 3 14 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.37 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.017 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.06 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.01 Bell pepper
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.215 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 8.3 Pimiento
Folate 10 6 Bell pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.012 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.036 0.04 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.024 0.036 Pimiento
Leucine 0.036 0.058 Pimiento
Lysine 0.039 0.049 Pimiento
Methionine 0.007 0.013 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.034 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 0.046 Pimiento
Histidine 0.01 0.022 Pimiento
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.