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Tomatillo vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sugars (difference - 0.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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 - $0.2)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.097g)
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 Onion
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Onion
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
6
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomatillo
6
Onion

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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1
Onion
Contains more Iron +195.2%
Contains more Potassium +83.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +102.6%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +228.6%
Contains more Iron +195.2%
Contains more Potassium +83.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +102.6%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +228.6%

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
:
2
Onion
Contains more Vitamin C +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin E +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1494.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22%
Contains more Vitamin K +2425%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046
Contains more Vitamin C +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin E +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1494.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22%
Contains more Vitamin K +2425%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046

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%
Onion
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
9%
Onion
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
0%
Onion

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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 Onion Opinion
Calories 32 40 Onion
Protein 0.96 1.1 Onion
Fats 1.02 0.1 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 7.4 Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.21 Tomatillo
Calcium 7 23 Onion
Potassium 268 146 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 10 Tomatillo
Sugars 3.93 4.24 Onion
Fiber 1.9 1.7 Tomatillo
Copper 0.079 0.039 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22 0.17 Tomatillo
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 39 29 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 4 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 2 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38 0.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.046 Onion
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.027 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.116 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.123 Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.12 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 0.4 Tomatillo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.013 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.017 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.021 Onion
Isoleucine 0.014 Onion
Leucine 0.025 Onion
Lysine 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.002 Onion
Phenylalanine 0.025 Onion
Valine 0.021 Onion
Histidine 0.014 Onion
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