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Cassava vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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 - 59)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sugars (difference - 2.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Cassava Tomatillo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals 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
Cassava Tomatillo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
14
Cassava
14
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cassava
10
Tomatillo

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 +128.6%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Iron +129.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Iron +129.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +776.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +431.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +776.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +431.6%

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
8%
Cassava
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Cassava
5%
Tomatillo

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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 Cassava Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 160 32 Cassava
Protein 1.36 0.96 Cassava
Fats 0.28 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 20.6 11.7 Cassava
Carbs 38.06 5.84 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.62 Tomatillo
Calcium 16 7 Cassava
Potassium 271 268 Cassava
Magnesium 21 20 Cassava
Sugars 1.7 3.93 Tomatillo
Fiber 1.8 1.9 Tomatillo
Copper 0.1 0.079 Cassava
Zinc 0.34 0.22 Cassava
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Phosphorus 27 39 Tomatillo
Sodium 14 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 13 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.19 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.044 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.035 Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.15 Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.056 Cassava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 10.1 Tomatillo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 0.139 Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027 Cassava
Leucine 0.039 Cassava
Lysine 0.044 Cassava
Methionine 0.011 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026 Cassava
Valine 0.035 Cassava
Histidine 0.02 Cassava
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