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Tomatillo vs Cucumber - 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 - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 2.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.102g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Cucumber
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Cucumber
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
Tomatillo
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomatillo
6
Cucumber

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 Iron +121.4%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.2
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.2

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 +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1787.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 105
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033
Contains more Vitamin C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1787.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 105
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
4%
Cucumber
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Cucumber

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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 Tomatillo Cucumber Opinion
Calories 32 15 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 0.65 Tomatillo
Fats 1.02 0.11 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 2.8 Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84 3.63 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.28 Tomatillo
Calcium 7 16 Cucumber
Potassium 268 147 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 13 Tomatillo
Sugars 3.93 1.67 Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9 0.5 Tomatillo
Copper 0.079 0.041 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22 0.2 Tomatillo
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 39 24 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 2 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 105 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38 0.03 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.027 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.033 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.098 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.04 Tomatillo
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.005 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.032 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 Cucumber
Valine 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 Cucumber
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