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Cardoon vs. Pimiento — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cardoon and Pimiento

  • Cardoon has more Copper, Folate, Magnesium, Manganese, and Potassium, however, Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 92% more than Cardoon.
  • Pimiento contains 12 times less Sodium than Cardoon. Cardoon contains 170mg of Sodium, while Pimiento contains 14mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cardoon, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains more Potassium +153.2%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Contains more Manganese +178.3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Equal in Selenium - 0.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 27% 30% 10% 36% 23% 5% 77% 34% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17% 12% 2%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains more Potassium +153.2%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Contains more Manganese +178.3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Equal in Selenium - 0.2

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3280%
Contains more Folate +1033.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +4145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 5% 7% 6% 21% 27% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 4% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3280%
Contains more Folate +1033.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +4145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +182.5%
Contains more Protein +57.1%
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +25.3%
Equal in Water - 93.1
4% 94%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.07 g
Water: 94 g
Other: 1.13 g
5% 93%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.1 g
Water: 93.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Other +182.5%
Contains more Protein +57.1%
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +25.3%
Equal in Water - 93.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +292.7%
16% 26% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.018 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.041 g
20% 9% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.045 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.161 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +292.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cardoon Pimiento
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardoon Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 2.47g 3.2g Pimiento
Protein 0.7g 1.1g Pimiento
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 4.07g 5.1g Pimiento
Calories 17kcal 23kcal Pimiento
Sugar 2.71g Cardoon
Fiber 1.6g 1.9g Pimiento
Calcium 70mg 6mg Cardoon
Iron 0.7mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 42mg 6mg Cardoon
Phosphorus 23mg 17mg Cardoon
Potassium 400mg 158mg Cardoon
Sodium 170mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.17mg 0.19mg Pimiento
Copper 0.231mg 0.049mg Cardoon
Manganese 0.256mg 0.092mg Cardoon
Selenium 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin A 0IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 133µg Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin C 2mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.017mg Cardoon
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.01mg Cardoon
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 68µg 6µg Cardoon
Choline 6.3mg Pimiento
Vitamin K 8.3µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg Pimiento
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.045g Cardoon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.018g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.041g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cardoon Pimiento
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Cardoon
43%
Pimiento
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Cardoon
13%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 156mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Cardoon
Cardoon is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardoon
Cardoon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cardoon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169981/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.