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Artichoke vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Artichoke and Tomatillo

  • Artichoke has more Copper, Folate, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron and Phosphorus, while Tomatillo has more Manganese and Vitamin B3.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6641% higher.
  • Tomatillo contains 10 times less Folate than Artichoke. Artichoke contains 68µg of Folate, while Tomatillo contains 7µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Tomatillos, raw.

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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 Iron +106.5%
Contains more Calcium +528.6%
Contains more Potassium +38.1%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +192.4%
Contains more Zinc +122.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +106.5%
Contains more Calcium +528.6%
Contains more Potassium +38.1%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +192.4%
Contains more Zinc +122.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%

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 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +46.5%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +776.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11.7
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 39% 1% 4% 0% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 0% 37% 51%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +46.5%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +776.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11.7

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
19
Artichoke
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
14
Tomatillo

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
20%
Artichoke
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Artichoke
5%
Tomatillo

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.
Artichoke 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?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Artichoke Tomatillo
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 - 93mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Artichoke
Artichoke contains less Sugars (difference - 2.94g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.

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 Artichoke Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 47 32 Artichoke
Protein 3.27 0.96 Artichoke
Fats 0.15 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 11.7
Carbs 10.51 5.84 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.28 0.62 Artichoke
Calcium 44 7 Artichoke
Potassium 370 268 Artichoke
Magnesium 60 20 Artichoke
Sugars 0.99 3.93 Artichoke
Fiber 5.4 1.9 Artichoke
Copper 0.231 0.079 Artichoke
Zinc 0.49 0.22 Artichoke
Starch
Phosphorus 90 39 Artichoke
Sodium 94 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 13 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.19 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.044 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.035 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.15 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116 0.056 Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.8 10.1 Artichoke
Folate 68 7 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.036 0.139 Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients
  2. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.