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Pea vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pea and Pimiento?

  • Pea is higher in Vitamin B1, Fiber, Folate, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin K, Phosphorus, and Zinc, yet Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 50% more.
  • Pea has 16 times more Vitamin B1 than Pimiento. While Pea has 0.266mg of Vitamin B1, Pimiento has only 0.017mg.

We used Peas, green, 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
Pea
7
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Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +535.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Zinc +552.6%
Contains more Copper +259.2%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +535.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Zinc +552.6%
Contains more Copper +259.2%
Contains more Iron +14.3%

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
Pea
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1464.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +239.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +940%
Contains more Folate +983.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +198.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +430.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
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 +1464.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +239.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +940%
Contains more Folate +983.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +198.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +430.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 8.75g 3.2g Pea
Protein 5.42g 1.1g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.3g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 5.1g Pea
Calories 81kcal 23kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.39g g Pea
Sugar 5.67g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 5.7g 1.9g Pea
Calcium 25mg 6mg Pea
Iron 1.47mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 33mg 6mg Pea
Phosphorus 108mg 17mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 158mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 14mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.19mg Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.049mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 40mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.017mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.06mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.615mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.01mg Pea
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 65µg 6µg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 8.3µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.014mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.04mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.036mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.058mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.049mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.013mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.034mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.046mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.022mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.02g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.161g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea 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
39
Pea
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
5%
Pimiento
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.96g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea 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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.