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Pimiento vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pimiento and Pumpkin

  • Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin K, and Fiber, however Pumpkin is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Potassium.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 84% more than Pumpkin.
  • Pumpkin contains 8 times less Vitamin K than Pimiento. Pimiento contains 8.3µg of Vitamin K, while Pumpkin contains 1.1µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pimento, canned and Pumpkin, 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 +110%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.8%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +68.4%
Contains more Copper +159.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 30% 9% 19% 30% 1% 9% 43%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.8%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +68.4%
Contains more Copper +159.2%

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 +843.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +654.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +220.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2880%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
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 511% 22% 0% 30% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 12% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +843.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +654.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +220.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2880%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +27.5%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Protein - 1
Equal in Water - 91.6
5% 93%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.1 g
Water: 93.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
7% 92%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.6 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +27.5%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Protein - 1
Equal in Water - 91.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3120%
20% 9% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.045 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.161 g
74% 19% 7%
Saturated Fat: 0.052 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.013 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.005 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3120%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Pumpkin Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 6g Pumpkin
Protein 1.1g 1g Pimiento
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Pimiento
Carbs 5.1g 6.5g Pumpkin
Calories 23kcal 26kcal Pumpkin
Sugar 2.71g 2.76g Pimiento
Fiber 1.9g 0.5g Pimiento
Calcium 6mg 21mg Pumpkin
Iron 1.68mg 0.8mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 12mg Pumpkin
Phosphorus 17mg 44mg Pumpkin
Potassium 158mg 340mg Pumpkin
Sodium 14mg 1mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.19mg 0.32mg Pumpkin
Copper 0.049mg 0.127mg Pumpkin
Vitamin A 2655IU 8513IU Pumpkin
Vitamin A RAE 133µg 426µg Pumpkin
Vitamin E 0.69mg 1.06mg Pumpkin
Vitamin C 84.9mg 9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.05mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.11mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.6mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.298mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.061mg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 16µg Pumpkin
Vitamin K 8.3µg 1.1µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.012mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg 0.029mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.031mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg 0.046mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg 0.054mg Pumpkin
Methionine 0.013mg 0.011mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.032mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg 0.035mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg 0.016mg Pimiento
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.052g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.013g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.005g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pimiento Pumpkin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Pimiento
55%
Pumpkin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Pimiento
18%
Pumpkin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.