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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Cassava. While Pimiento has 133µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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 Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +71.5%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Equal in Sodium - 14
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +71.5%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
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 A +20323.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.1%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +20323.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.1%
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%

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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Cassava Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 36.26g Cassava
Protein 1.1g 1.36g Cassava
Fats 0.3g 0.28g Pimiento
Carbs 5.1g 38.06g Cassava
Calories 23kcal 160kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.71g 1.7g Cassava
Fiber 1.9g 1.8g Pimiento
Calcium 6mg 16mg Cassava
Iron 1.68mg 0.27mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 21mg Cassava
Phosphorus 17mg 27mg Cassava
Potassium 158mg 271mg Cassava
Sodium 14mg 14mg
Zinc 0.19mg 0.34mg Cassava
Copper 0.049mg 0.1mg Cassava
Vitamin A 2655IU 13IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.19mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 84.9mg 20.6mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.087mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.048mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.854mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.107mg Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.088mg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 27µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg 1.9µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.019mg Cassava
Threonine 0.04mg 0.028mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.027mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg 0.039mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg 0.044mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg 0.011mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.026mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg 0.035mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg 0.02mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.074g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.075g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.048g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Cassava
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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

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 Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (14 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.

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.