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Cabbage vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cabbage and Tomatillo

  • Cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin B6, however Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6645% more than Cabbage.
  • Cabbage has 8 times more Vitamin K than Tomatillo. While Cabbage has 76µg of Vitamin K, Tomatillo has only 10.1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, 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 +471.4%
Contains more Iron +31.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +57.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +315.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +471.4%
Contains more Iron +31.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +57.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +315.8%

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 C +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +121.4%
Contains more Folate +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +690.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
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 C +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +121.4%
Contains more Folate +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +690.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 3.3g 3.94g Tomatillo
Protein 1.28g 0.96g Cabbage
Fats 0.1g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.8g 5.84g Tomatillo
Calories 25kcal 32kcal Tomatillo
Starch 0g g Cabbage
Fructose 1.45g g Cabbage
Sugar 3.2g 3.93g Cabbage
Fiber 2.5g 1.9g Cabbage
Calcium 40mg 7mg Cabbage
Iron 0.47mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 12mg 20mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 26mg 39mg Tomatillo
Potassium 170mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 18mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.18mg 0.22mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.019mg 0.079mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 98IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.6mg 11.7mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.044mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.035mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.15mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.056mg Cabbage
Folate 43µg 7µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 76µg 10.1µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.035mg mg Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03mg mg Cabbage
Leucine 0.041mg mg Cabbage
Lysine 0.044mg mg Cabbage
Methionine 0.012mg mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032mg mg Cabbage
Valine 0.042mg mg Cabbage
Histidine 0.022mg mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.139g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
35
Cabbage
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
10
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
8%
Cabbage
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
0%
Cabbage
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
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 lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.105g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage 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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.