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Pimiento vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pimiento and Sweet potato

  • Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin K, however Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin B5, Copper, Manganese, Potassium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 92% more than Sweet potato.
  • Sweet potato has 5 times less Vitamin K than Pimiento. Pimiento has 8.3µg of Vitamin K, while Sweet potato has 1.8µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pimento, canned and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared.

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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 +175.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.5%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Contains more Iron +175.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.5%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.5%

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 +3437.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +434.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +7900%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.061
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.557
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209
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 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3437.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +434.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +7900%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.061
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.557
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209

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
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
21
Sweet 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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
1%
Pimiento
0%
Sweet 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 Sweet potato
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Pimiento Sweet 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 Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
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 Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 23 86 Sweet potato
Protein 1.1 1.57 Sweet potato
Fats 0.3 0.05 Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9 2.4 Pimiento
Carbs 5.1 20.12 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 0.61 Pimiento
Calcium 6 30 Sweet potato
Potassium 158 337 Sweet potato
Magnesium 6 25 Sweet potato
Sugar 2.71 4.18 Pimiento
Fiber 1.9 3 Sweet potato
Copper 0.049 0.151 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.19 0.3 Sweet potato
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 17 47 Sweet potato
Sodium 14 55 Pimiento
Vitamin A 2655 14187 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.69 0.26 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.078 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.061 Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.557 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.8 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.209 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 1.8 Pimiento
Folate 6 11 Sweet potato
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.018 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.001 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.014 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 0.031 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.04 0.083 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.036 0.055 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.058 0.092 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.049 0.066 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.013 0.029 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.089 Sweet potato
Valine 0.046 0.086 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.022 0.031 Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7 Sweet 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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.