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Pimiento vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pimiento and Winter melon?

  • Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin B6, yet Winter melon is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 80% higher.
  • Pimiento has 26 times more Potassium than Winter melon. Pimiento has 158mg of Potassium, while Winter melon has 6mg.
  • Pimiento contains less Sodium.

We used Pimento, canned and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), raw types in this comparison.

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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 +320%
Contains more Potassium +2533.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.4%
Contains more Copper +113%
Contains more Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +221.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 15% 8% 9% 1% 15% 17% 8%
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Potassium +2533.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.4%
Contains more Copper +113%
Contains more Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +221.1%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +553.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +514.3%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1230%
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 0% 0% 0% 44% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 4% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +553.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +514.3%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1230%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Winter melon Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 0.1g Pimiento
Protein 1.1g 0.4g Pimiento
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Pimiento
Carbs 5.1g 3g Pimiento
Calories 23kcal 13kcal Pimiento
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.71g g Winter melon
Fiber 1.9g 2.9g Winter melon
Calcium 6mg 19mg Winter melon
Iron 1.68mg 0.4mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 10mg Winter melon
Phosphorus 17mg 19mg Winter melon
Potassium 158mg 6mg Pimiento
Sodium 14mg 111mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.19mg 0.61mg Winter melon
Copper 0.049mg 0.023mg Pimiento
Vitamin A 2655IU 0IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 84.9mg 13mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.04mg Winter melon
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.4mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.133mg Winter melon
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.035mg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 5µg Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.002mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg 0.009mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg 0.003mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.087g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Winter melon
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
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
3%
Winter melon
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 97mg)
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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.