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Pimiento vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pimiento and Ginger different?

  • Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Vitamin K, however Ginger is richer in Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pimiento is 89% higher.
  • Pimiento contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Ginger. While Pimiento contains 133µg of Vitamin A RAE, Ginger contains only 0µg.

Pimento, canned and Ginger root, raw are the varieties 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 +180%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +616.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +162.7%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains more Copper +361.2%
Equal in Sodium - 13
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% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +616.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +162.7%
Contains more Zinc +78.9%
Contains more Copper +361.2%
Equal in Sodium - 13

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1598%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +8200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1930%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
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 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1598%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +8200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1930%
Contains more Folate +83.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 1.1g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 0.3g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 5.1g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 23kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.71g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 1.9g 2g Ginger
Calcium 6mg 16mg Ginger
Iron 1.68mg 0.6mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 17mg 34mg Ginger
Potassium 158mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 14mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.19mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.049mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 2655IU 0IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.26mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 84.9mg 5mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.025mg Ginger
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.034mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.203mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.16mg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 11µg Ginger
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg 0.1µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.012mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg 0.036mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine 0.058mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine 0.049mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg 0.013mg
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine 0.046mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine 0.022mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.203g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.154g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Ginger
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
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Pimiento
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.158g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.01g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger 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 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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.