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Red cabbage vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Red cabbage and Pimiento

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin K, and Manganese, however Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 31% more than Red cabbage.
  • Pimiento contains 8 times less Calcium than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 45mg of Calcium, while Pimiento contains 6mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, red, 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
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.5%
Contains more Potassium +53.8%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Copper +188.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.5%
Contains more Potassium +53.8%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Copper +188.2%

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 B1 +276.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1370%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +360.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +527.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +276.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1370%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +360.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +527.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 3.2g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 1.1g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 7.37g 5.1g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 23kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 2.1g 1.9g Red cabbage
Calcium 45mg 6mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 16mg 6mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 17mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 158mg Red cabbage
Sodium 27mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.22mg 0.19mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Vitamin A 1116IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.017mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.06mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.01mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 18µg 6µg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 8.3µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.039mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.046mg 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg 0.049mg
Methionine 0.014mg 0.013mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.034mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg 0.046mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg 0.022mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.045g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Pimiento
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
39
Red cabbage
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
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
9%
Red cabbage
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
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

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.