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Pimiento vs Sauerkraut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pimiento and Sauerkraut

  • Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin B6, however Sauerkraut has more Copper.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 78% more.
  • Pimiento has 133 times more Vitamin A than Sauerkraut. Pimiento has 133µg of Vitamin A, while Sauerkraut has 1µg.
  • Pimiento is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pimento, canned and Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids.

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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
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Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Copper +95.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Equal in Potassium - 170
Equal in Zinc - 0.19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 9% 15% 10% 32% 6% 9% 87%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Copper +95.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Equal in Potassium - 170
Equal in Zinc - 0.19

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 +477.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +14650%
Contains more Vitamin E +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +330.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +830%
Contains more Vitamin K +56.6%
Contains more Folate +300%
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 49% 2% 3% 0% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 0% 33% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +477.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +14650%
Contains more Vitamin E +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +330.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +830%
Contains more Vitamin K +56.6%
Contains more Folate +300%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
47
Pimiento
13
Sauerkraut
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
28
Sauerkraut

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 the food
Protein
7%
Pimiento
5%
Sauerkraut
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
4%
Sauerkraut
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Sauerkraut

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pimiento Sauerkraut
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Sauerkraut
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 contains less Sugars?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut contains less Sugars (difference - 0.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 647mg)
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)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pimiento Sauerkraut Opinion
Calories 23 19 Pimiento
Protein 1.1 0.91 Pimiento
Fats 0.3 0.14 Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9 14.7 Pimiento
Carbs 5.1 4.28 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 1.47 Pimiento
Calcium 6 30 Sauerkraut
Potassium 158 170 Sauerkraut
Magnesium 6 13 Sauerkraut
Sugars 2.71 1.78 Sauerkraut
Fiber 1.9 2.9 Sauerkraut
Copper 0.049 0.096 Sauerkraut
Zinc 0.19 0.19
Starch
Phosphorus 17 20 Sauerkraut
Sodium 14 661 Pimiento
Vitamin A 2655 18 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.14 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.021 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.022 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.143 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.093 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.13 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 13 Sauerkraut
Folate 6 24 Sauerkraut
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.034 Sauerkraut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.013 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.067 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 0.008 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 0.025 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036 0.021 Pimiento
Leucine 0.058 0.029 Pimiento
Lysine 0.049 0.031 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 0.009 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.023 Pimiento
Valine 0.046 0.03 Pimiento
Histidine 0.022 0.016 Pimiento
Fructose 0.04 Sauerkraut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Sauerkraut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169279/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.