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Broccoli vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Broccoli and Tomatillo

  • Broccoli has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, however Tomatillo has more Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6643% higher.
  • Tomatillo has 10 times less Vitamin K than Broccoli. Broccoli has 101.6µg of Vitamin K, while Tomatillo has 10.1µg.

Food types used in this article are Broccoli, 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 Calcium +571.4%
Contains more Iron +17.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains more Zinc +86.4%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +571.4%
Contains more Iron +17.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains more Zinc +86.4%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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 A +446.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +282%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212.5%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin K +905.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
Contains more Vitamin A +446.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +282%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212.5%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin K +905.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.5%

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.
Broccoli Tomatillo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 3.94g Broccoli
Protein 2.82g 0.96g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 6.64g 5.84g Broccoli
Calories 34kcal 32kcal Broccoli
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 3.93g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 1.9g Broccoli
Calcium 47mg 7mg Broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 0.62mg Broccoli
Magnesium 21mg 20mg Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 39mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 268mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.41mg 0.22mg Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.079mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 623IU 114IU Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.38mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 11.7mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.044mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.035mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.15mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.056mg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 7µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 10.1µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.139g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Tomatillo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
65
Broccoli
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
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
17%
Broccoli
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
2%
Broccoli
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.