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Carrot vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Carrot and Pimiento?

  • Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B5, yet Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 88% more.
  • Carrot has 27 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. While Carrot has 0.273mg of Vitamin B5, Pimiento has only 0.01mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Pimiento is lower.

We used Carrots, raw and Pimento, canned types in this article.

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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 +450%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.3%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains less Sodium -79.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.3%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains less Sodium -79.7%
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
Carrot
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +529.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +288.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2630%
Contains more Folate +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +59%
Contains more Vitamin C +1339%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
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 A +529.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +288.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2630%
Contains more Folate +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +59%
Contains more Vitamin C +1339%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 3.2g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 1.1g Pimiento
Fats 0.24g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 9.58g 5.1g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 23kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 2.8g 1.9g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 6mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 12mg 6mg Carrot
Phosphorus 35mg 17mg Carrot
Potassium 320mg 158mg Carrot
Sodium 69mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.24mg 0.19mg Carrot
Copper 0.045mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Vitamin A 16706IU 2655IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.017mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.615mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.01mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 19µg 6µg Carrot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 8.3µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.191mg 0.04mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.036mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.058mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg 0.049mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.013mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.034mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg 0.046mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg 0.022mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.045g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot 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
98
Carrot
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.