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Jalapeño vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Jalapeño and Pimiento

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Folate, however Pimiento has more Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 37% more.
  • Jalapeño has 32 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. Jalapeño has 0.315mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento has 0.01mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, jalapeno, 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 +100%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Iron +572%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Iron +572%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.049

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 E +418.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3050%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
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 E +418.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3050%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 3.2g Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 1.1g Pimiento
Fats 0.37g 0.3g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 5.1g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 23kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 2.8g 1.9g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 6mg Jalapeño
Iron 0.25mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 15mg 6mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 17mg Jalapeño
Potassium 248mg 158mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 14mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.19mg Pimiento
Copper 0.046mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Vitamin A 1078IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.69mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 84.9mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.017mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.06mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.615mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.01mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.215mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 6µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 8.3µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine mg 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine mg 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine mg 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine mg 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine mg 0.022mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.02g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño 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
64
Jalapeño
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
5%
Pimiento
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.41g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.047g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño 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 richer in minerals?
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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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.