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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.
  • 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 Potassium +57%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Iron +572%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
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 C +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +418.8%
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 Vitamin K +122.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +418.8%
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 Vitamin K +122.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.3%

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 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

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Jalapeño Pimiento
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Pimiento Opinion
Calories 29 23 Jalapeño
Protein 0.91 1.1 Pimiento
Fats 0.37 0.3 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 84.9 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.700000047683716 3.200000047683716 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 5.1 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 12 6 Jalapeño
Potassium 248 158 Jalapeño
Magnesium 15 6 Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12 2.71 Pimiento
Fiber 2.8 1.9 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.049 Pimiento
Zinc 0.14 0.19 Pimiento
Starch
Phosphorus 26 17 Jalapeño
Sodium 3 14 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 3.58 0.69 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.017 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.06 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.615 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.01 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.215 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 8.3 Jalapeño
Folate 27 6 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.02 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036 Pimiento
Leucine 0.058 Pimiento
Lysine 0.049 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 Pimiento
Valine 0.046 Pimiento
Histidine 0.022 Pimiento
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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.

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