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Chinese cabbage vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chinese cabbage and Tomatillo

  • Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Calcium, however Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily Manganese needs 6645% more than Chinese cabbage.
  • Tomatillo has 37 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chinese cabbage. Chinese cabbage has 223µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Tomatillo has 6µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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 +1400%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Copper +276.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Equal in Potassium - 268
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Copper +276.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Equal in Potassium - 268

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 +3819.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +246.4%
Contains more Folate +842.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +350.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +322.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
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 +3819.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +246.4%
Contains more Folate +842.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +350.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +322.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 3.94g Tomatillo
Protein 1.5g 0.96g Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 2.18g 5.84g Tomatillo
Calories 13kcal 32kcal Tomatillo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.18g 3.93g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 105mg 7mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.62mg Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 20mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 37mg 39mg Tomatillo
Potassium 252mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 65mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.19mg 0.22mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.021mg 0.079mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 4468IU 114IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 11.7mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.044mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.035mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.15mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.056mg Chinese cabbage
Folate 66µg 7µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 10.1µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085mg mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009mg mg Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044mg mg Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066mg mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026mg mg Chinese cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.139g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chinese cabbage 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
56
Chinese cabbage
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
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
9%
Chinese cabbage
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
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?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.