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Peppers vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Peppers and Pimiento

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Vitamin K, while Pimiento have more Vitamin A RAE, and Iron.
  • Peppers covers your daily need of Vitamin C 175% more than Pimiento.
  • Peppers contain 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Pimiento. While Peppers contain 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, Pimiento contains only 0.017mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, green, 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 +200%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.6%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +255.1%
Contains more Iron +40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.6%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +255.1%
Contains more Iron +40%

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 +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +510%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.2%
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
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 +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +510%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.2%
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.
Peppers Pimiento
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 3.2g Peppers
Protein 2g 1.1g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 9.46g 5.1g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 23kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 1.5g 1.9g Pimiento
Calcium 18mg 6mg Peppers
Iron 1.2mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 25mg 6mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 17mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 158mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 14mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.19mg Peppers
Copper 0.174mg 0.049mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.69mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 84.9mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.017mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.615mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.01mg Peppers
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.215mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 6µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 8.3µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.014mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg 0.04mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.036mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg 0.058mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.049mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg 0.013mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.034mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg 0.046mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg 0.022mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.045g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers 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
90
Peppers
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.