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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, 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 Iron +93.5%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +120.3%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +120.3%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
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 C +1972.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +934.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.6%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
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 +1972.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +934.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.6%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%

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 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

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Peppers Tomatillo
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 40 32 Peppers
Protein 2 0.96 Peppers
Fats 0.2 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 242.5 11.7 Peppers
Net carbs 7.960000038146973 3.940000057220459 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 5.84 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.62 Peppers
Calcium 18 7 Peppers
Potassium 340 268 Peppers
Magnesium 25 20 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 3.93 Tomatillo
Fiber 1.5 1.9 Tomatillo
Copper 0.174 0.079 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.22 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 46 39 Peppers
Sodium 7 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 1179 114 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.38 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.044 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.035 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.15 Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.056 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 10.1 Peppers
Folate 23 7 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.139 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 Peppers
Fructose

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.