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Pimiento vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pimiento and Tomato

  • Tomato has less Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 79% more.
  • Pimiento has 6 times more Iron than Tomato. Pimiento has 1.68mg of Iron, while Tomato has 0.27mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pimento, canned and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average.

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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 +522.2%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains more Potassium +50%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Copper +20.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains more Potassium +50%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Copper +20.4%

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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Tomato
Contains more Vitamin A +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +519.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +790%
Contains more Folate +150%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.594
Equal in Vitamin K - 7.9
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 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +519.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +790%
Contains more Folate +150%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.594
Equal in Vitamin K - 7.9

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 2.69g Pimiento
Protein 1.1g 0.88g Pimiento
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Pimiento
Carbs 5.1g 3.89g Pimiento
Calories 23kcal 18kcal Pimiento
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 2.71g 2.63g Tomato
Fiber 1.9g 1.2g Pimiento
Calcium 6mg 10mg Tomato
Iron 1.68mg 0.27mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 11mg Tomato
Phosphorus 17mg 24mg Tomato
Potassium 158mg 237mg Tomato
Sodium 14mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.19mg 0.17mg Pimiento
Copper 0.049mg 0.059mg Tomato
Vitamin A 2655IU 833IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.54mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 84.9mg 13.7mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.037mg Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.019mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.594mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.089mg Tomato
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.08mg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 15µg Tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg 7.9µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.006mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg 0.027mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.018mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg 0.025mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg 0.027mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg 0.006mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.027mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg 0.018mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.031g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.083g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Tomato
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
10
Tomato

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato
Tomato is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.