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Cauliflower vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cauliflower and Pimiento different?

  • Cauliflower is richer in Vitamin B5, Folate, Choline, and Vitamin K, while Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pimiento covers your daily need of Vitamin C 41% more than Cauliflower.
  • Cauliflower contains 67 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. Cauliflower contains 0.667mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento contains 0.01mg.

Cauliflower, raw and Pimento, canned types were used 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 +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.8%
Contains more Potassium +89.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.1%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.8%
Contains more Potassium +89.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.1%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Copper +25.6%

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 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6570%
Contains more Folate +850%
Contains more Vitamin K +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.8%
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 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
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 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6570%
Contains more Folate +850%
Contains more Vitamin K +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.8%
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.
Cauliflower Pimiento
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 2.97g 3.2g Pimiento
Protein 1.92g 1.1g Cauliflower
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 4.97g 5.1g Pimiento
Calories 25kcal 23kcal Cauliflower
Starch g g
Fructose 0.97g g Cauliflower
Sugar 1.91g 2.71g Cauliflower
Fiber 2g 1.9g Cauliflower
Calcium 22mg 6mg Cauliflower
Iron 0.42mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 15mg 6mg Cauliflower
Phosphorus 44mg 17mg Cauliflower
Potassium 299mg 158mg Cauliflower
Sodium 30mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.27mg 0.19mg Cauliflower
Copper 0.039mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Vitamin A 0IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 48.2mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.017mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.06mg
Vitamin B3 0.507mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.667mg 0.01mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 57µg 6µg Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 15.5µg 8.3µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.014mg Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076mg 0.04mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071mg 0.036mg Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106mg 0.058mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217mg 0.049mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02mg 0.013mg Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.034mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.125mg 0.046mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056mg 0.022mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.02g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cauliflower 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
30
Cauliflower
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
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
12%
Cauliflower
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.085g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower 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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.