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Chili pepper vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chili pepper and Tomatillo

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Iron, however Tomatillo is higher in Manganese.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6644% more than Chili pepper.
  • Chili pepper has 12 times more Vitamin C than Tomatillo. While Chili pepper has 143.7mg of Vitamin C, Tomatillo has only 11.7mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Tomatillos, raw.

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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 +100%
Contains more Iron +66.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.1%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Copper +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +66.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.1%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Copper +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 39

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 A +735.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +803.6%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
Contains more Vitamin A +735.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +803.6%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%

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.
Chili pepper 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 Chili pepper Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 3.94g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 0.96g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 8.81g 5.84g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 32kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.5g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 14mg 7mg Chili pepper
Iron 1.03mg 0.62mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 20mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 39mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 268mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.26mg 0.22mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.129mg 0.079mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 114IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.38mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 11.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.044mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.035mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.15mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.056mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 7µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 10.1µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.139g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Tomatillo
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
66
Chili pepper
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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
11%
Chili pepper
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.37g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.097g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper 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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.