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Pimiento vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pimiento and Jalapeño

  • Pimiento has more Iron, and Vitamin A, however Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Folate.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 37% more.
  • Pimiento has 7 times more Iron than Jalapeño. Pimiento has 1.68mg of Iron, while Jalapeño has 0.25mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pimento, canned and Peppers, jalapeno, 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 +572%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.046
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +572%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.046

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 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +418.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3050%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.9%
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 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +418.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3050%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.9%
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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
10
Jalapeño

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
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Pimiento
2%
Jalapeño

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

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Pimiento Jalapeño
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 Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.41g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.047g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 23 29 Jalapeño
Protein 1.1 0.91 Pimiento
Fats 0.3 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 84.9 118.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.200000047683716 3.700000047683716 Jalapeño
Carbs 5.1 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 0.25 Pimiento
Calcium 6 12 Jalapeño
Potassium 158 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 6 15 Jalapeño
Sugar 2.71 4.12 Pimiento
Fiber 1.9 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.049 0.046 Pimiento
Zinc 0.19 0.14 Pimiento
Starch
Phosphorus 17 26 Jalapeño
Sodium 14 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 2655 1078 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.04 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.615 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 6 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.092 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.112 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036 Pimiento
Leucine 0.058 Pimiento
Lysine 0.049 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 Pimiento
Valine 0.046 Pimiento
Histidine 0.022 Pimiento
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.