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Shallot vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shallot and Pimiento

  • Shallot has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, Folate, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Fiber, however Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, and Iron.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 85% more than Shallot.
  • Pimiento has 29 times less Vitamin B5 than Shallot. Shallot has 0.29mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento has 0.01mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Shallots, 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 +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +252.9%
Contains more Potassium +111.4%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Zinc +110.5%
Contains more Copper +79.6%
Contains more Iron +40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +252.9%
Contains more Potassium +111.4%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Zinc +110.5%
Contains more Copper +79.6%
Contains more Iron +40%

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 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.5%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +66275%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +961.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +937.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.5%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +66275%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +961.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +937.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 3.2g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 1.1g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 16.8g 5.1g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 23kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 3.2g 1.9g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 6mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 21mg 6mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 17mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 158mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 14mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.19mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.049mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.017mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.01mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.215mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 6µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 8.3µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.014mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg 0.04mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.036mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg 0.058mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.049mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg 0.013mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.034mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg 0.046mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg 0.022mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.045g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shallot 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
15
Shallot
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
5%
Pimiento
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.16g)
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.