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Endive vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Endive and Pimiento?

  • Endive is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Copper, Zinc and Vitamin B1, yet Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Iron.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 186% higher.
  • Endive has 90 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. Endive has 0.9mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento has 0.01mg.

We used Endive, 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
Endive
6
:
Contains more Calcium +766.7%
Contains more Potassium +98.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Copper +102%
Contains more Zinc +315.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +766.7%
Contains more Potassium +98.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Copper +102%
Contains more Zinc +315.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%

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
Endive
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +8900%
Contains more Vitamin K +2683.1%
Contains more Folate +2266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1206.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +975%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 22% 131% 9% 0% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 0% 578% 107%
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 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +8900%
Contains more Vitamin K +2683.1%
Contains more Folate +2266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1206.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +975%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
79
Endive
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
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 the food
Protein
8%
Endive
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Endive
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Endive Pimiento
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Endive Pimiento
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Endive
Endive contains less Sugars (difference - 2.46g)
Which food is cheaper?
Endive
Endive is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Endive Pimiento Opinion
Calories 17 23 Pimiento
Protein 1.25 1.1 Endive
Fats 0.2 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 6.5 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 3.35 5.1 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.83 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 52 6 Endive
Potassium 314 158 Endive
Magnesium 15 6 Endive
Sugars 0.25 2.71 Endive
Fiber 3.1 1.9 Endive
Copper 0.099 0.049 Endive
Zinc 0.79 0.19 Endive
Starch
Phosphorus 28 17 Endive
Sodium 22 14 Pimiento
Vitamin A 2167 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.44 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.017 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.06 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.01 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 231 8.3 Endive
Folate 142 6 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.005 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.05 0.04 Endive
Isoleucine 0.072 0.036 Endive
Leucine 0.098 0.058 Endive
Lysine 0.063 0.049 Endive
Methionine 0.014 0.013 Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053 0.034 Endive
Valine 0.063 0.046 Endive
Histidine 0.023 0.022 Endive
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.