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Pimiento vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pimiento and Beetroot

  • Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin K, while Beetroot has more Folate, and Manganese.
  • Pimiento covers your daily need of Vitamin C 89% more than Beetroot.
  • Pimiento contains 67 times more Vitamin A than Beetroot. While Pimiento contains 133µg of Vitamin A, Beetroot contains only 2µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pimento, canned and Beets, raw.

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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 Iron +110%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +105.7%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +53.1%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +105.7%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +53.1%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%

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 +1632.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7945.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4050%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1450%
Contains more Folate +1716.7%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +1632.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7945.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4050%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1450%
Contains more Folate +1716.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Beetroot Opinion
Calories 23kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Protein 1.1g 1.61g Beetroot
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9mg 4.9mg Pimiento
Net carbs 3.2g 6.76g Beetroot
Carbs 5.1g 9.56g Beetroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.68mg 0.8mg Pimiento
Calcium 6mg 16mg Beetroot
Potassium 158mg 325mg Beetroot
Magnesium 6mg 23mg Beetroot
Sugar 2.71g 6.76g Pimiento
Fiber 1.9g 2.8g Beetroot
Copper 0.049mg 0.075mg Beetroot
Zinc 0.19mg 0.35mg Beetroot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 17mg 40mg Beetroot
Sodium 14mg 78mg Pimiento
Vitamin A 2655IU 33IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.031mg Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.334mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.155mg Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.067mg Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg 0.2µg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 109µg Beetroot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.032g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.06g Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine 0.04mg 0.047mg Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.048mg Beetroot
Leucine 0.058mg 0.068mg Beetroot
Lysine 0.049mg 0.058mg Beetroot
Methionine 0.013mg 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.046mg Beetroot
Valine 0.046mg 0.056mg Beetroot
Histidine 0.022mg 0.021mg Pimiento
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Beetroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
47
Pimiento
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
18
Beetroot

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
7%
Pimiento
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.