Pimento, Canned

Pimento, Canned has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 5.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 1.1 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Pimento, Canned has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat10%
 Calories from Carbs74%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2654.7 IU53.1%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent133 mcg
Alpha Carotene238 mcg
Beta Carotene1473.8 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin366 mcg
Vitamin C84.9 mg141.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.69 mg2.3%Top 30%High
Vitamin K8.3 mcg10.4%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.02 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.06 mg3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.62 mg3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.21 mg10.7%Mid 40%Average
Folate6 mcg1.5%Mid 40%Average
Food Folate6 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents6 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.01 mg0.1%Mid 40%Average
Choline6.3 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium6 mg0.6%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.7 mg9.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium6 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus17 mg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium158 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Sodium14 mg0.6%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.19 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.05 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.09 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.2 mcg0.29%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.1 g1.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.6%Top 30%High
Sugars2.7 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.1 g2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan14 mg
Threonine40 mg
Isoleucine36 mg
Leucine58 mg
Lysine49 mg
Methionine13 mg
Cystine21 mg
Phenylalanine34 mg
Tyrosine23 mg
Valine46 mg
Arginine53 mg
Histidine22 mg
Alanine45 mg
Aspartic Acid157 mg
Glutamic Acid145 mg
Glycine41 mg
Proline48 mg
Serine44 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.3 g0.46%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.05 g0.23%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids15 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids146 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water93.1 g
Ash0.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 23 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.3 g 0.46%

Saturated Fat 0.05 g 0.23%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 14 mg 0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 5.1 g 1.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 1.1 g 2.2%

Vitamin A 53.1% Vitamin C 141.5%

Calcium 0.6% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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