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Pumpkin vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pumpkin and Pimiento

  • Pumpkin has more Vitamin A, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, however Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin K, and Fiber.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 84% more than Pumpkin.
  • Pimiento contains 30 times less Vitamin B5 than Pumpkin. Pumpkin contains 0.298mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento contains 0.01mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pumpkin, raw and Pimento, canned.

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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 Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +159.2%
Contains more Zinc +68.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +110%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +115.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +159.2%
Contains more Zinc +68.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +110%

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 +220.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2880%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +843.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +654.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +220.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2880%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +843.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +654.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615

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
55
Pumpkin
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
14
Pimiento

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
6%
Pumpkin
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
5%
Pimiento
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
1%
Pimiento

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.
Pumpkin Pimiento
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pumpkin Pimiento
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 Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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 Pumpkin Pimiento Opinion
Calories 26 23 Pumpkin
Protein 1 1.1 Pimiento
Fats 0.1 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 9 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 6.5 5.1 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 21 6 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 158 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 6 Pumpkin
Sugar 2.76 2.71 Pimiento
Fiber 0.5 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.127 0.049 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.19 Pumpkin
Starch
Phosphorus 44 17 Pumpkin
Sodium 1 14 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 2655 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 0.69 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.017 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.01 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 8.3 Pimiento
Folate 16 6 Pumpkin
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.012 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.029 0.04 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.031 0.036 Pimiento
Leucine 0.046 0.058 Pimiento
Lysine 0.054 0.049 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 0.013 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.034 Pimiento
Valine 0.035 0.046 Pimiento
Histidine 0.016 0.022 Pimiento
Fructose

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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/nutrients
  2. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.