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Pea vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pea and Tomatillo different?

  • Pea is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin K, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, and Zinc, while Tomatillo is higher in Manganese.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6634% more than Pea.
  • Pea contains 9 times more Folate than Tomatillo. Pea contains 65µg of Folate, while Tomatillo contains 7µg.

Peas, green, raw and Tomatillos, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Pea
6
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Contains more Iron +137.1%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +65%
Contains more Copper +122.8%
Contains more Zinc +463.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +137.1%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +65%
Contains more Copper +122.8%
Contains more Zinc +463.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Potassium - 268

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
Pea
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +571.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +504.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +277.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +201.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +145.5%
Contains more Folate +828.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 39% 7% 8% 0% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 0% 26% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +571.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +504.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +277.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +201.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +145.5%
Contains more Folate +828.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 81kcal 32kcal Pea
Protein 5.42g 0.96g Pea
Fats 0.4g 1.02g Tomatillo
Vitamin C 40mg 11.7mg Pea
Net carbs 8.75g 3.94g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 5.84g Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.47mg 0.62mg Pea
Calcium 25mg 7mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 268mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 33mg 20mg Pea
Sugar 5.67g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 5.7g 1.9g Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.079mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.22mg Pea
Starch g g
Phosphorus 108mg 39mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 1mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 765IU 114IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.044mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.035mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 1.85mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.15mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.056mg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 10.1µg Pea
Folate 65µg 7µg Pea
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.139g Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.417g Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg mg Pea
Fructose 0.39g g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Tomatillo
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
39
Pea
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
14
Tomatillo

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
33%
Pea
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
2%
Pea
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/nutrients
  2. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.