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Pimiento vs. Tomatillo — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pimiento and Tomatillo?

  • Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Vitamin B6, yet Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6648% more.
  • Pimiento has 22 times more Vitamin A RAE than Tomatillo. While Pimiento has 133µg of Vitamin A RAE, Tomatillo has only 6µg.

We used Pimento, canned and Tomatillos, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.4%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Contains more Manganese +166204.3%
Contains more Selenium +150%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17% 12% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27% 19957% 3%
Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.4%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Contains more Manganese +166204.3%
Contains more Selenium +150%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +2228.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +625.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +283.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1400%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Choline +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 4% 21%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 5% 26%
Contains more Vitamin A +2228.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +625.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +283.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1400%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Choline +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +14.6%
Contains more Fats +240%
Contains more Carbs +14.5%
Contains more Other +37.5%
Equal in Water - 91.63
5% 93%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.1 g
Water: 93.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
6% 92%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 5.84 g
Water: 91.63 g
Other: 0.55 g
Contains more Protein +14.6%
Contains more Fats +240%
Contains more Carbs +14.5%
Contains more Other +37.5%
Equal in Water - 91.63

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +675%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +159%
20% 9% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.045 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.161 g
20% 22% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.139 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.417 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +675%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +159%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pimiento Tomatillo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 3.94g Tomatillo
Protein 1.1g 0.96g Pimiento
Fats 0.3g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.1g 5.84g Tomatillo
Calories 23kcal 32kcal Tomatillo
Sugar 2.71g 3.93g Pimiento
Fiber 1.9g 1.9g
Calcium 6mg 7mg Tomatillo
Iron 1.68mg 0.62mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 20mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 17mg 39mg Tomatillo
Potassium 158mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 14mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.19mg 0.22mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.049mg 0.079mg Tomatillo
Manganese 0.092mg 153mg Tomatillo
Selenium 0.2µg 0.5µg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 2655IU 114IU Pimiento
Vitamin A RAE 133µg 6µg Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.38mg Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9mg 11.7mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.044mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.035mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.15mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.056mg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 7µg Tomatillo
Choline 6.3mg 7.6mg Tomatillo
Vitamin K 8.3µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg Pimiento
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.139g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Tomatillo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Pimiento
13%
Tomatillo
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Pimiento
2007%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
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 - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.22g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.