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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
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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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
7%
Zucchini
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Zucchini
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Zucchini Pimiento
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Zucchini 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 contains less Sugars?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Zucchini Pimiento Opinion
Calories 17 23 Pimiento
Protein 1.21 1.1 Zucchini
Fats 0.32 0.3 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 3.11 5.1 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 16 6 Zucchini
Potassium 261 158 Zucchini
Magnesium 18 6 Zucchini
Sugars 2.5 2.71 Zucchini
Fiber 1 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.053 0.049 Zucchini
Zinc 0.32 0.19 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 17 Zucchini
Sodium 8 14 Zucchini
Vitamin A 200 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.12 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.017 Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.06 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.01 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 8.3 Pimiento
Folate 24 6 Zucchini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.01 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.029 0.04 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.044 0.036 Zucchini
Leucine 0.071 0.058 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 0.049 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 0.013 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.034 Zucchini
Valine 0.054 0.046 Zucchini
Histidine 0.026 0.022 Zucchini
Fructose 1.38 Zucchini

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 of 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.