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Beetroot vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Beetroot and Tomatillo

  • Beetroot has more Folate, however Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6638% higher.
  • Tomatillo has 16 times less Folate than Beetroot. Beetroot has 109µg of Folate, while Tomatillo has 7µg.
  • Tomatillo is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Beets, 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
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +21.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +59.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +21.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +59.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
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 B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +1457.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +453.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4950%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.15
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
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 B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +1457.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +453.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4950%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.15

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Beetroot
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
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 food.
Protein
10%
Beetroot
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Beetroot
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Tomatillo
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Beetroot 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 is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot 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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 43 32 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 0.96 Beetroot
Fats 0.17 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 4.9 11.7 Tomatillo
Net carbs 6.760000228881836 3.940000057220459 Beetroot
Carbs 9.56 5.84 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.62 Beetroot
Calcium 16 7 Beetroot
Potassium 325 268 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 20 Beetroot
Sugar 6.76 3.93 Tomatillo
Fiber 2.8 1.9 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.079 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.35 0.22 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 40 39 Beetroot
Sodium 78 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 33 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.04 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.044 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.035 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.334 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.15 Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.056 Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 10.1 Tomatillo
Folate 109 7 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.139 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
Fructose

References

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

  1. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.