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Pimiento vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pimiento and Potato

  • Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin K, however Potato is higher in Vitamin A, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 72% more than Potato.
  • Potato contains 4 times less Vitamin K than Pimiento. Pimiento contains 8.3µg of Vitamin K, while Potato contains 2µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pimento, canned and Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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 +107.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +169%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +124.5%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +235.3%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +169%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +124.5%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +235.3%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%

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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Potato
Contains more Vitamin C +331%
Contains more Vitamin A +132650%
Contains more Vitamin E +6800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +315%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2850%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.6%
Contains more Folate +150%
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 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +331%
Contains more Vitamin A +132650%
Contains more Vitamin E +6800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +315%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2850%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.6%
Contains more Folate +150%

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
18
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
20
Potato

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%
Potato
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
17%
Potato
Fats
1%
Pimiento
0%
Potato

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pimiento Potato
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?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Potato Opinion
Calories 23 77 Potato
Protein 1.1 2.05 Potato
Fats 0.3 0.09 Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9 19.7 Pimiento
Net carbs 3.200000047683716 15.390000343322754 Potato
Carbs 5.1 17.49 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 0.81 Pimiento
Calcium 6 12 Potato
Potassium 158 425 Potato
Magnesium 6 23 Potato
Sugar 2.71 0.82 Potato
Fiber 1.9 2.1 Potato
Copper 0.049 0.11 Potato
Zinc 0.19 0.3 Potato
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 17 57 Potato
Sodium 14 6 Potato
Vitamin A 2655 2 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.01 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.081 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.032 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615 1.061 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.295 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.298 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 2 Pimiento
Folate 6 15 Potato
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.025 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.002 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.042 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 0.021 Potato
Threonine 0.04 0.067 Potato
Isoleucine 0.036 0.066 Potato
Leucine 0.058 0.098 Potato
Lysine 0.049 0.107 Potato
Methionine 0.013 0.032 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.081 Potato
Valine 0.046 0.103 Potato
Histidine 0.022 0.035 Potato
Fructose 0.26 Potato

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.