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Pimiento vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pimiento and Peppers

  • Pimiento has more Vitamin A RAE, and Iron, while Peppers has more Vitamin C, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Vitamin K.
  • Peppers covers your daily need of Vitamin C 175% more than Pimiento.
  • Pimiento contains 2 times more Vitamin A RAE than Peppers. While Pimiento contains 133µg of Vitamin A RAE, Peppers contain only 59µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pimento, canned and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw.

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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 +40%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.6%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +255.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.6%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +255.1%

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 +125.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +510%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +510%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Folate +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 7.96g Peppers
Protein 1.1g 2g Peppers
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Pimiento
Carbs 5.1g 9.46g Peppers
Calories 23kcal 40kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.71g 5.1g Pimiento
Fiber 1.9g 1.5g Pimiento
Calcium 6mg 18mg Peppers
Iron 1.68mg 1.2mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 25mg Peppers
Phosphorus 17mg 46mg Peppers
Potassium 158mg 340mg Peppers
Sodium 14mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 0.19mg 0.3mg Peppers
Copper 0.049mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 2655IU 1179IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.69mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 84.9mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.061mg Peppers
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 6µg 23µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg 14.3µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.026mg Peppers
Threonine 0.04mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.065mg Peppers
Leucine 0.058mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine 0.049mg 0.089mg Peppers
Methionine 0.013mg 0.024mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine 0.046mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine 0.022mg 0.041mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.011g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.109g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Peppers
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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.