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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.5%
Contains more Potassium +113.3%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Contains more Iron +175.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.5%
Contains more Potassium +113.3%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
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 E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +3437.5%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
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 A +434.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +7900%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +3437.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
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.
Sweet potato Pimiento
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sweet potato Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 3.2g Sweet potato
Protein 1.57g 1.1g Sweet potato
Fats 0.05g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 20.12g 5.1g Sweet potato
Calories 86kcal 23kcal Sweet potato
Starch 12.65g g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 3g 1.9g Sweet potato
Calcium 30mg 6mg Sweet potato
Iron 0.61mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 25mg 6mg Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47mg 17mg Sweet potato
Potassium 337mg 158mg Sweet potato
Sodium 55mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.3mg 0.19mg Sweet potato
Copper 0.151mg 0.049mg Sweet potato
Vitamin A 14187IU 2655IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.4mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.017mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.06mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.01mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 11µg 6µg Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg 8.3µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.014mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083mg 0.04mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055mg 0.036mg Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092mg 0.058mg Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066mg 0.049mg Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029mg 0.013mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089mg 0.034mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.086mg 0.046mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031mg 0.022mg Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.018g 0.045g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sweet potato 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
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 food.
Protein
9%
Sweet potato
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
5%
Pimiento
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
1%
Pimiento

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 is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.