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Tomatillo vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Tomatillo and Bell pepper?

  • Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B3, yet Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6647% more.
  • Tomatillo has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Bell pepper. While Tomatillo has 1.85mg of Vitamin B3, Bell pepper has only 0.48mg.

We used Tomatillos, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, 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 +82.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +95%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +95%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%

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 B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +285.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +587.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +224.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.37
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +285.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +587.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +224.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.37

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
13
Tomatillo
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
9
Bell pepper

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
6%
Tomatillo
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Bell pepper

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.
Tomatillo Bell pepper
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

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Tomatillo Bell pepper
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 contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.53g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 32 20 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 0.86 Tomatillo
Fats 1.02 0.17 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 80.4 Bell pepper
Net carbs 3.940000057220459 2.940000057220459 Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84 4.64 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.34 Tomatillo
Calcium 7 10 Bell pepper
Potassium 268 175 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 10 Tomatillo
Sugar 3.93 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.9 1.7 Tomatillo
Copper 0.079 0.066 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22 0.13 Tomatillo
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 39 20 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 3 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.38 0.37 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.028 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.48 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.099 Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 7.4 Tomatillo
Folate 7 10 Bell pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.058 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.008 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.062 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024 Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036 Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039 Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007 Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01 Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.