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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, 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
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Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +171%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
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 Vitamin K +21.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +625.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2228.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +283.9%
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 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +625.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2228.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +283.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
6%
Tomatillo
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
5%
Pimiento
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Pimiento
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 - 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 contains less Sugars?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sugars (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?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Tomatillo Pimiento Opinion
Calories 32 23 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 1.1 Pimiento
Fats 1.02 0.3 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 5.84 5.1 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 7 6 Tomatillo
Potassium 268 158 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 6 Tomatillo
Sugars 3.93 2.71 Pimiento
Fiber 1.9 1.9
Copper 0.079 0.049 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22 0.19 Tomatillo
Starch
Phosphorus 39 17 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 14 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.38 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.017 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.06 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.615 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.01 Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 8.3 Tomatillo
Folate 7 6 Tomatillo
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.02 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.161 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036 Pimiento
Leucine 0.058 Pimiento
Lysine 0.049 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 Pimiento
Valine 0.046 Pimiento
Histidine 0.022 Pimiento
Fructose

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 of 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.