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Pimiento vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pimiento and Cucumber different?

  • Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, and Fiber, while Cucumber is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Pimiento covers your daily need of Vitamin C 91% more than Cucumber.
  • Pimiento contains 27 times more Vitamin A than Cucumber. Pimiento contains 133µg of Vitamin A, while Cucumber contains 5µg.

Pimento, canned and Cucumber, with peel, raw types were used 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 +500%
Contains more Copper +19.5%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 147
Equal in Zinc - 0.2
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% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Copper +19.5%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 147
Equal in Zinc - 0.2

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 +2932.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2428.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2490%
Contains more Vitamin K +97.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
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 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2932.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2428.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2490%
Contains more Vitamin K +97.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Cucumber Opinion
Calories 23kcal 15kcal Pimiento
Protein 1.1g 0.65g Pimiento
Fats 0.3g 0.11g Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9mg 2.8mg Pimiento
Net carbs 3.2g 3.13g Pimiento
Carbs 5.1g 3.63g Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.68mg 0.28mg Pimiento
Calcium 6mg 16mg Cucumber
Potassium 158mg 147mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 13mg Cucumber
Sugar 2.71g 1.67g Cucumber
Fiber 1.9g 0.5g Pimiento
Copper 0.049mg 0.041mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.19mg 0.2mg Cucumber
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Phosphorus 17mg 24mg Cucumber
Sodium 14mg 2mg Cucumber
Vitamin A 2655IU 105IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.03mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.027mg Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.033mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.098mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.259mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Folate 6µg 7µg Cucumber
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.005g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.032g Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.005mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg 0.019mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.021mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg 0.029mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg 0.029mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg 0.006mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.019mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg 0.022mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg 0.01mg Pimiento
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Cucumber
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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.