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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 RAE, 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 Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.9%
Contains more Potassium +103.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Iron +63.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.9%
Contains more Potassium +103.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
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 Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +68.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +178.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
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 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 Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +68.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +178.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 3.2g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 1.1g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.3g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 5.1g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 23kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 1.5g 1.9g Pimiento
Calcium 14mg 6mg Chili pepper
Iron 1.03mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 23mg 6mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 17mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 158mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 14mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.19mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.129mg 0.049mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.69mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 84.9mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.017mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.06mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.615mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.01mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.215mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 6µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 8.3µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.014mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.04mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.036mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.058mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.049mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.013mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.034mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.046mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.022mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.045g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.02g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.161g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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)

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.