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Pimiento vs. Seaweed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pimiento and Seaweed different?

  • Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE, while Seaweed is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Pimiento covers your daily need of Vitamin C 91% more than Seaweed.
  • Pimiento contains 108 times more Vitamin B6 than Seaweed. Pimiento contains 0.215mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.
  • Pimiento is lower in Sodium.

Pimento, canned and Seaweed, kelp, raw types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +77.5%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Calcium +2700%
Contains more Iron +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1916.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.1%
Contains more Zinc +547.4%
Contains more Copper +165.3%
Contains more Manganese +117.4%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17% 12% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44% 27% 4%
Contains more Potassium +77.5%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Calcium +2700%
Contains more Iron +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1916.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.1%
Contains more Zinc +547.4%
Contains more Copper +165.3%
Contains more Manganese +117.4%
Contains more Selenium +250%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +2188.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2730%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10650%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6320%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Choline +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +695.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 4% 21%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 7% 166%
Contains more Vitamin A +2188.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2730%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10650%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6320%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Choline +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +695.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +14.1%
Contains more Protein +52.7%
Contains more Fats +86.7%
Contains more Carbs +87.6%
Contains more Other +1552.5%
5% 93%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.1 g
Water: 93.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
2% 10% 82% 7%
Protein: 1.68 g
Fats: 0.56 g
Carbs: 9.57 g
Water: 81.58 g
Other: 6.61 g
Contains more Water +14.1%
Contains more Protein +52.7%
Contains more Fats +86.7%
Contains more Carbs +87.6%
Contains more Other +1552.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +242.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +390%
20% 9% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.045 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.161 g
63% 25% 12%
Saturated Fat: 0.247 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.098 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +242.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +390%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pimiento Seaweed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Seaweed Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 8.27g Seaweed
Protein 1.1g 1.68g Seaweed
Fats 0.3g 0.56g Seaweed
Carbs 5.1g 9.57g Seaweed
Calories 23kcal 43kcal Seaweed
Sugar 2.71g 0.6g Seaweed
Fiber 1.9g 1.3g Pimiento
Calcium 6mg 168mg Seaweed
Iron 1.68mg 2.85mg Seaweed
Magnesium 6mg 121mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 17mg 42mg Seaweed
Potassium 158mg 89mg Pimiento
Sodium 14mg 233mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.19mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Copper 0.049mg 0.13mg Seaweed
Manganese 0.092mg 0.2mg Seaweed
Selenium 0.2µg 0.7µg Seaweed
Vitamin A 2655IU 116IU Pimiento
Vitamin A RAE 133µg 6µg Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin C 84.9mg 3mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.05mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.47mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.002mg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 180µg Seaweed
Choline 6.3mg 12.8mg Seaweed
Vitamin K 8.3µg 66µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.04mg 0.055mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.076mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.058mg 0.083mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.049mg 0.082mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.013mg 0.025mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.043mg Seaweed
Valine 0.046mg 0.072mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.022mg 0.024mg Seaweed
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.247g Pimiento
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.004g Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.098g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.047g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Seaweed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Pimiento
34%
Seaweed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Pimiento
41%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.11g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 219mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.202g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/nutrients
  2. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.