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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 Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +95%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +95%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
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 A +224.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +587.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.37
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
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 A +224.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +587.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.37

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 2.94g Tomatillo
Protein 0.96g 0.86g Tomatillo
Fats 1.02g 0.17g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 4.64g Tomatillo
Calories 32kcal 20kcal Tomatillo
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 3.93g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 1.9g 1.7g Tomatillo
Calcium 7mg 10mg Bell pepper
Iron 0.62mg 0.34mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 10mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 20mg Tomatillo
Potassium 268mg 175mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 3mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.13mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.079mg 0.066mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.37mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.028mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.48mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.099mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 7µg 10µg Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 7.4µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.024mg Bell pepper
Leucine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Lysine mg 0.039mg Bell pepper
Methionine mg 0.007mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine mg 0.01mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.008g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.062g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Bell pepper
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
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

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.

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.