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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" chart 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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
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%

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 +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 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 Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
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 +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 Vitamin K +21.7%

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.
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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
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
Vitamin A 2655IU 114IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.38mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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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
47
Pimiento
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
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
7%
Pimiento
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Pimiento
5%
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

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. 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.