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Welsh onion vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Welsh onion and Pimiento?

  • Welsh onion is richer in Vitamin K, yet Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 154% higher.
  • Welsh onion has 4 times more Magnesium than Pimiento. Welsh onion has 23mg of Magnesium, while Pimiento has 6mg.

We used Onions, welsh, raw and Pimento, canned types in this comparison.

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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 +200%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.2%
Contains more Potassium +34.2%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Iron +37.7%
Contains less Sodium -17.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.2%
Contains more Potassium +34.2%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Iron +37.7%
Contains less Sodium -17.6%

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 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1590%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2230.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
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 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1590%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2230.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%

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.
Welsh onion 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 3.2g Welsh onion
Protein 1.9g 1.1g Welsh onion
Fats 0.4g 0.3g Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5g 5.1g Welsh onion
Calories 34kcal 23kcal Welsh onion
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.18g 2.71g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4g 1.9g Welsh onion
Calcium 18mg 6mg Welsh onion
Iron 1.22mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 23mg 6mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 49mg 17mg Welsh onion
Potassium 212mg 158mg Welsh onion
Sodium 17mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.52mg 0.19mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.049mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1160IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 27mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.017mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.01mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 16µg 6µg Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 8.3µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.014mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074mg 0.04mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.036mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg 0.058mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg 0.049mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021mg 0.013mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.034mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.084mg 0.046mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033mg 0.022mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.02g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Welsh onion 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
61
Welsh onion
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
5%
Pimiento
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.53g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.