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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
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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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
7%
Pimiento
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pimiento Beetroot
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pimiento Beetroot Opinion
Calories 23 43 Beetroot
Protein 1.1 1.61 Beetroot
Fats 0.3 0.17 Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9 4.9 Pimiento
Carbs 5.1 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 0.8 Pimiento
Calcium 6 16 Beetroot
Potassium 158 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 6 23 Beetroot
Sugars 2.71 6.76 Pimiento
Fiber 1.9 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.049 0.075 Beetroot
Zinc 0.19 0.35 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 17 40 Beetroot
Sodium 14 78 Pimiento
Vitamin A 2655 33 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.04 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.031 Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.04 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.334 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.155 Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.067 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 0.2 Pimiento
Folate 6 109 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.06 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.04 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.036 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.058 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.049 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.013 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.046 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.022 0.021 Pimiento
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.