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Pimiento vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pimiento and Cassava?

  • Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K, yet Cassava is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Folate.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 71% more.
  • Pimiento has 133 times more Vitamin A than Cassava. While Pimiento has 133µg of Vitamin A, Cassava has only 1µg.

We used Pimento, canned and Cassava, raw types in this article.

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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 +522.2%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +71.5%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Equal in Sodium - 14
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +71.5%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Equal in Sodium - 14

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 +312.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +20323.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +336.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +970%
Contains more Folate +350%
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 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +20323.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +336.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +970%
Contains more Folate +350%

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
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
14
Cassava

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
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
38%
Cassava
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Cassava

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Cassava
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 - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (14 mg)
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 Cassava Opinion
Calories 23 160 Cassava
Protein 1.1 1.36 Cassava
Fats 0.3 0.28 Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9 20.6 Pimiento
Net carbs 3.200000047683716 36.2599983215332 Cassava
Carbs 5.1 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 0.27 Pimiento
Calcium 6 16 Cassava
Potassium 158 271 Cassava
Magnesium 6 21 Cassava
Sugar 2.71 1.7 Cassava
Fiber 1.9 1.8 Pimiento
Copper 0.049 0.1 Cassava
Zinc 0.19 0.34 Cassava
Starch
Phosphorus 17 27 Cassava
Sodium 14 14
Vitamin A 2655 13 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.19 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.087 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.048 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.854 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.107 Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.088 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 1.9 Pimiento
Folate 6 27 Cassava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.074 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.075 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.048 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.04 0.028 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036 0.027 Pimiento
Leucine 0.058 0.039 Pimiento
Lysine 0.049 0.044 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 0.011 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.026 Pimiento
Valine 0.046 0.035 Pimiento
Histidine 0.022 0.02 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 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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.