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Peppers vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peppers and Tomatillo

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, however Tomatillo have more Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6642% higher.
  • Tomatillo has 21 times less Vitamin C than Peppers. Peppers have 242.5mg of Vitamin C, while Tomatillo has 11.7mg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, 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 +157.1%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +120.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +120.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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 +934.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1972.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.4%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
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 +934.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1972.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.4%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%

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.
Peppers 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 Peppers Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 3.94g Peppers
Protein 2g 0.96g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 9.46g 5.84g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 32kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.5g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 18mg 7mg Peppers
Iron 1.2mg 0.62mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 39mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 268mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.3mg 0.22mg Peppers
Copper 0.174mg 0.079mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 114IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.38mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 11.7mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.044mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.035mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.15mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.056mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 7µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 10.1µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.139g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peppers 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
90
Peppers
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Peppers
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers 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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.