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Pimiento vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pimiento and Bell pepper?

  • Bell pepper has less Iron, and Vitamin A than Pimiento.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Iron is 17% higher.
  • Pimiento has 7 times more Vitamin A than Bell pepper. Pimiento has 133µg of Vitamin A, while Bell pepper has 18µg.

We used Pimento, canned and Peppers, sweet, green, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +394.1%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +34.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +34.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%

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 A +617.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +890%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 80.4
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.224
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 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +617.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +890%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 80.4
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.224

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
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
9
Bell pepper

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
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Bell pepper

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 Bell pepper
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Pimiento Bell pepper
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 Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Pimiento Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 23 20 Pimiento
Protein 1.1 0.86 Pimiento
Fats 0.3 0.17 Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9 80.4 Pimiento
Carbs 5.1 4.64 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 0.34 Pimiento
Calcium 6 10 Bell pepper
Potassium 158 175 Bell pepper
Magnesium 6 10 Bell pepper
Sugar 2.71 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.9 1.7 Pimiento
Copper 0.049 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.19 0.13 Pimiento
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 17 20 Bell pepper
Sodium 14 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 2655 370 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.37 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.028 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.48 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.099 Bell pepper
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 7.4 Pimiento
Folate 6 10 Bell pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.058 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.008 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.062 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 0.012 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 0.036 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036 0.024 Pimiento
Leucine 0.058 0.036 Pimiento
Lysine 0.049 0.039 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 0.007 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.046 0.036 Pimiento
Histidine 0.022 0.01 Pimiento
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.