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Zucchini vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Zucchini and Pimiento

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin A in Pimiento is higher than in Zucchini.
  • Pimiento covers your daily Vitamin C needs 74% more than Zucchini.
  • Pimiento has 4 times less Folate than Zucchini. Zucchini has 24µg of Folate, while Pimiento has 6µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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 Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +68.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.5%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +354.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +68.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.5%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +354.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.049

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 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1940%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1227.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +93%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
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 B1 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1940%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1227.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +93%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Zucchini Pimiento Opinion
Calories 17kcal 23kcal Pimiento
Protein 1.21g 1.1g Zucchini
Fats 0.32g 0.3g Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Net carbs 2.11g 3.2g Pimiento
Carbs 3.11g 5.1g Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.37mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Calcium 16mg 6mg Zucchini
Potassium 261mg 158mg Zucchini
Magnesium 18mg 6mg Zucchini
Sugar 2.5g 2.71g Zucchini
Fiber 1g 1.9g Pimiento
Copper 0.053mg 0.049mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.32mg 0.19mg Zucchini
Starch 0g g Zucchini
Phosphorus 38mg 17mg Zucchini
Sodium 8mg 14mg Zucchini
Vitamin A 200IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.017mg Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.094mg 0.06mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.204mg 0.01mg Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.3µg 8.3µg Pimiento
Folate 24µg 6µg Zucchini
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.084g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 0.161g Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.029mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.036mg Zucchini
Leucine 0.071mg 0.058mg Zucchini
Lysine 0.067mg 0.049mg Zucchini
Methionine 0.018mg 0.013mg Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.034mg Zucchini
Valine 0.054mg 0.046mg Zucchini
Histidine 0.026mg 0.022mg Zucchini
Fructose 1.38g g Zucchini

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Zucchini Pimiento
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Zucchini
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
12
Zucchini
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
7%
Zucchini
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Zucchini
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Zucchini
Zucchini is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.