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Wakame vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Wakame and Pimiento

  • Wakame has more Manganese, Folate, Copper, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, however Pimiento has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 91% more.
  • Wakame has 70 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. Wakame has 0.697mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento has 0.01mg.
  • Pimiento is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seaweed, wakame, 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 Iron +29.8%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Magnesium +1683.3%
Contains more Copper +479.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +216%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Iron +29.8%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Magnesium +1683.3%
Contains more Copper +479.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +216%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%

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
Wakame
6
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Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6870%
Contains more Folate +3166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2730%
Contains more Vitamin A +637.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10650%
Contains more Vitamin K +56.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 22% 20% 0% 15% 54% 30% 42% 1% 0% 14% 147%
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 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6870%
Contains more Folate +3166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2730%
Contains more Vitamin A +637.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10650%
Contains more Vitamin K +56.6%

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
29
Wakame
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
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
18%
Wakame
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
5%
Pimiento
Fats
3%
Wakame
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.
Wakame 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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Wakame 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?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 858mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.085g)
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 Wakame Pimiento Opinion
Calories 45 23 Wakame
Protein 3.03 1.1 Wakame
Fats 0.64 0.3 Wakame
Vitamin C 3 84.9 Pimiento
Net carbs 8.640000343322754 3.200000047683716 Wakame
Carbs 9.14 5.1 Wakame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.18 1.68 Wakame
Calcium 150 6 Wakame
Potassium 50 158 Pimiento
Magnesium 107 6 Wakame
Sugar 0.65 2.71 Wakame
Fiber 0.5 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.284 0.049 Wakame
Zinc 0.38 0.19 Wakame
Starch
Phosphorus 80 17 Wakame
Sodium 872 14 Pimiento
Vitamin A 360 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 1 0.69 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.017 Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23 0.06 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6 0.615 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697 0.01 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 8.3 Pimiento
Folate 196 6 Wakame
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.02 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218 0.161 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 0.014 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 0.04 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 0.036 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 0.058 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 0.049 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 0.013 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 0.034 Wakame
Valine 0.209 0.046 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 0.022 Pimiento
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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. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/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.