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Tomatillo vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tomatillo and Peppers

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, and Vitamin B3, however Peppers has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6642% higher.
  • Peppers have 2 times less Vitamin B3 than Tomatillo. Tomatillo has 1.85mg of Vitamin B3, while Peppers have 0.95mg.

Food types used in this article are Tomatillos, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, 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 less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +120.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +120.3%

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 B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +934.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1972.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.4%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.6%
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +934.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1972.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.4%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.6%

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 Peppers
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 7.96g Peppers
Protein 0.96g 2g Peppers
Fats 1.02g 0.2g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 9.46g Peppers
Calories 32kcal 40kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 5.1g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9g 1.5g Tomatillo
Calcium 7mg 18mg Peppers
Iron 0.62mg 1.2mg Peppers
Magnesium 20mg 25mg Peppers
Phosphorus 39mg 46mg Peppers
Potassium 268mg 340mg Peppers
Sodium 1mg 7mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.3mg Peppers
Copper 0.079mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 114IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.95mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.061mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 7µg 23µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 14.3µg Peppers
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Peppers
Threonine mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Peppers
Leucine mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine mg 0.089mg Peppers
Methionine mg 0.024mg Peppers
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine mg 0.041mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.011g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.109g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomatillo Peppers
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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
9%
Peppers
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Peppers

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)

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.