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Broccoli vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Broccoli and Pimiento

  • Broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Manganese, while Pimiento has more Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 78% more than Pimiento.
  • Broccoli contains 57 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. While Broccoli contains 0.573mg of Vitamin B5, Pimiento contains only 0.01mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Broccoli, 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 +683.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +288.2%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains more Zinc +115.8%
Contains more Iron +130.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +683.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +288.2%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains more Zinc +115.8%
Contains more Iron +130.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.049

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 E +13%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +317.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +5630%
Contains more Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin K +1124.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +326.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 84.9
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
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 E +13%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +317.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +5630%
Contains more Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin K +1124.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +326.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 84.9
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 3.2g Broccoli
Protein 2.82g 1.1g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.3g Broccoli
Carbs 6.64g 5.1g Broccoli
Calories 34kcal 23kcal Broccoli
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 2.71g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 1.9g Broccoli
Calcium 47mg 6mg Broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 21mg 6mg Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 17mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 158mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.41mg 0.19mg Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.049mg
Vitamin A 623IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.69mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 84.9mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.017mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.06mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0.615mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.01mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 63µg 6µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 8.3µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.014mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg 0.04mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.036mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg 0.058mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg 0.049mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg 0.013mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg 0.034mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg 0.046mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg 0.022mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.045g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli 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
65
Broccoli
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
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
17%
Broccoli
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
5%
Pimiento
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.01g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.