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Tomatillo vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Tomatillo and Pimiento?

  • Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B3, yet Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6648% more.
  • Tomatillo has 3 times more Magnesium than Pimiento. While Tomatillo has 20mg of Magnesium, Pimiento has only 6mg.

We used Tomatillos, raw and Pimento, canned 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 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 Iron +171%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
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 Iron +171%

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 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%
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%
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 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
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%
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%

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 Pimiento
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 Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 3.2g Tomatillo
Protein 0.96g 1.1g Pimiento
Fats 1.02g 0.3g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 5.1g Tomatillo
Calories 32kcal 23kcal Tomatillo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 1.9g 1.9g
Calcium 7mg 6mg Tomatillo
Iron 0.62mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 20mg 6mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 17mg Tomatillo
Potassium 268mg 158mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 14mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.19mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.079mg 0.049mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.017mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.615mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.01mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 7µg 6µg Tomatillo
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 8.3µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine mg 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine mg 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine mg 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine mg 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine mg 0.022mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.02g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.161g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Pimiento
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
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
14
Pimiento

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
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
5%
Pimiento
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Pimiento

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/nutrients
  2. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.