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Seaweed vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seaweed and Pimiento different?

  • Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Iron, and Vitamin B5, while Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A.
  • Pimiento covers your daily need of Vitamin C 91% more than Seaweed.
  • Seaweed contains 64 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. Seaweed contains 0.642mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento contains 0.01mg.
  • Pimiento is lower in Sodium.

Seaweed, kelp, raw and Pimento, canned types were used in this article.

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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 +69.6%
Contains more Calcium +2700%
Contains more Magnesium +1916.7%
Contains more Copper +165.3%
Contains more Zinc +547.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.1%
Contains more Potassium +77.5%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Iron +69.6%
Contains more Calcium +2700%
Contains more Magnesium +1916.7%
Contains more Copper +165.3%
Contains more Zinc +547.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.1%
Contains more Potassium +77.5%
Contains less Sodium -94%

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 E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6320%
Contains more Vitamin K +695.2%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin C +2730%
Contains more Vitamin A +2188.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10650%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
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 E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6320%
Contains more Vitamin K +695.2%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin C +2730%
Contains more Vitamin A +2188.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10650%

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
36
Seaweed
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
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
10%
Seaweed
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
5%
Pimiento
Fats
3%
Seaweed
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.
Seaweed Pimiento
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Seaweed 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 is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.11g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 219mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.202g)
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 Seaweed Pimiento Opinion
Calories 43 23 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 1.1 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 0.3 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 84.9 Pimiento
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 3.200000047683716 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 5.1 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 1.68 Seaweed
Calcium 168 6 Seaweed
Potassium 89 158 Pimiento
Magnesium 121 6 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 2.71 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.13 0.049 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.19 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 17 Seaweed
Sodium 233 14 Pimiento
Vitamin A 116 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.87 0.69 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.017 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.06 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.01 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 8.3 Seaweed
Folate 180 6 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.02 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.048 0.014 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 0.04 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 0.036 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 0.058 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 0.049 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 0.013 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.034 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 0.046 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 0.022 Seaweed
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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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.