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Chili pepper vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chili pepper and Pimiento

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper, however Pimiento has more Vitamin A, and Iron.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 65% more.
  • Chili pepper has 4 times more Folate than Pimiento. Chili pepper has 23µg of Folate, while Pimiento has 6µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, hot chili, red, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +103.8%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.9%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Iron +63.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +103.8%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.9%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Iron +63.1%

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 C +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +323.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1910%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +68.7%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +178.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 C +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +323.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1910%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +68.7%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +178.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69

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
66
Chili pepper
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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
11%
Chili pepper
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
5%
Pimiento
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Pimiento

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

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Chili pepper 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 is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Pimiento Opinion
Calories 40 23 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 1.1 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.3 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 84.9 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 5.1 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 14 6 Chili pepper
Potassium 322 158 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 6 Chili pepper
Sugar 5.3 2.71 Pimiento
Fiber 1.5 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.129 0.049 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.19 Chili pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 43 17 Chili pepper
Sodium 9 14 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.69
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.017 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.06 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.615 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.01 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.215 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 8.3 Chili pepper
Folate 23 6 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.045 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.02 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.161 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.014 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 0.04 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 0.036 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 0.058 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 0.049 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 0.013 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.034 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 0.046 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 0.022 Chili pepper
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.