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Tomato vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tomato and Pimiento

  • Tomato has less Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 79% more.
  • Tomato has 2 times more Potassium than Pimiento. Tomato has 237mg of Potassium, while Pimiento has 158mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average 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 +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains more Potassium +50%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Copper +20.4%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains more Potassium +50%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Copper +20.4%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%

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
Tomato
3
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +790%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +519.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615
Equal in Vitamin K - 8.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
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 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +790%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +519.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615
Equal in Vitamin K - 8.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 2.69g 3.2g Pimiento
Protein 0.88g 1.1g Pimiento
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 3.89g 5.1g Pimiento
Calories 18kcal 23kcal Pimiento
Starch 0g g Tomato
Fructose 1.37g g Tomato
Sugar 2.63g 2.71g Tomato
Fiber 1.2g 1.9g Pimiento
Calcium 10mg 6mg Tomato
Iron 0.27mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 11mg 6mg Tomato
Phosphorus 24mg 17mg Tomato
Potassium 237mg 158mg Tomato
Sodium 5mg 14mg Tomato
Zinc 0.17mg 0.19mg Pimiento
Copper 0.059mg 0.049mg Tomato
Vitamin A 833IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13.7mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.017mg Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.594mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.089mg 0.01mg Tomato
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 15µg 6µg Tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.9µg 8.3µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.027mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.018mg 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.025mg 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.027mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.006mg 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.027mg 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine 0.018mg 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.014mg 0.022mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.045g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.02g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomato 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
16
Tomato
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
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
5%
Tomato
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Tomato
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato
Tomato is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.