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Summer squash vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 1.73g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.095g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Summer squash Tomatillo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Summer squash 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
16
Summer squash
14
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
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
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Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Iron +77.1%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Copper +54.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Iron +77.1%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Copper +54.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Phosphorus - 39

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 C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +279.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +236.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.15
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +279.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +236.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.15

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
7%
Summer squash
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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 Summer squash Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 16 32 Tomatillo
Protein 1.21 0.96 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 17 11.7 Summer squash
Carbs 3.35 5.84 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.62 Tomatillo
Calcium 15 7 Summer squash
Potassium 262 268 Tomatillo
Magnesium 17 20 Tomatillo
Sugars 2.2 3.93 Tomatillo
Fiber 1.1 1.9 Tomatillo
Copper 0.051 0.079 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.29 0.22 Summer squash
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Phosphorus 38 39 Tomatillo
Sodium 2 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 200 114 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.044 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.035 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.15 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.056 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 10.1 Tomatillo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.139 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.011 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 Summer squash
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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