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Sweet potato vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Sweet potato and Pimiento

  • Sweet potato has more Vitamin A, Vitamin B5, Copper, Manganese, Potassium and Vitamin B1, however Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Iron and Vitamin K.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 92% more than Sweet potato.
  • Pimiento has 80 times less Vitamin B5 than Sweet potato. Sweet potato has 0.8mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento has 0.01mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Sweet potato, raw, unprepared 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 +400%
Contains more Potassium +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.5%
Contains more Iron +175.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.5%
Contains more Iron +175.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.5%

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 +434.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +7900%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3437.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
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 +434.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +7900%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3437.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
85
Sweet potato
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet potato
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 the food
Protein
9%
Sweet potato
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
5%
Pimiento
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sweet potato Pimiento
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sweet potato 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 Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sugars (difference - 1.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sweet potato Pimiento Opinion
Calories 86 23 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 1.1 Sweet potato
Fats 0.05 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 2.4 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 20.12 5.1 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 30 6 Sweet potato
Potassium 337 158 Sweet potato
Magnesium 25 6 Sweet potato
Sugars 4.18 2.71 Pimiento
Fiber 3 1.9 Sweet potato
Copper 0.151 0.049 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3 0.19 Sweet potato
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 17 Sweet potato
Sodium 55 14 Pimiento
Vitamin A 14187 2655 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.017 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.06 Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.01 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 8.3 Pimiento
Folate 11 6 Sweet potato
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.045 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.031 0.014 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 0.04 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 0.036 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092 0.058 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066 0.049 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029 0.013 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.034 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 0.046 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 0.022 Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7 Sweet potato

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.