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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, 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 Potassium +115.2%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Copper +255.1%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +40%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Copper +255.1%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
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 Vitamin K +72.3%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.2%
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 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 +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 Vitamin K +72.3%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.2%
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
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 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

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Peppers 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 - 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Pimiento Opinion
Calories 40 23 Peppers
Protein 2 1.1 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 242.5 84.9 Peppers
Net carbs 7.960000038146973 3.200000047683716 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 5.1 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 18 6 Peppers
Potassium 340 158 Peppers
Magnesium 25 6 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 2.71 Pimiento
Fiber 1.5 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.174 0.049 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.19 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 46 17 Peppers
Sodium 7 14 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.69
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.017 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.06 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.615 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.01 Peppers
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.215 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 8.3 Peppers
Folate 23 6 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.045 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.026 0.014 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.04 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.036 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.058 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.049 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.013 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.034 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.046 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.022 Peppers
Fructose

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.