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Chinese broccoli vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chinese broccoli and Tomatillo

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A, however Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6641% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli has 14 times more Calcium than Tomatillo. While Chinese broccoli has 100mg of Calcium, Tomatillo has only 7mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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 +1328.6%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +29.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Calcium +1328.6%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +29.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 268
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 C +141%
Contains more Vitamin A +1336.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +739.6%
Contains more Folate +1314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
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 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
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 C +141%
Contains more Vitamin A +1336.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +739.6%
Contains more Folate +1314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
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
48
Chinese broccoli
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese 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
7%
Chinese broccoli
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
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.
Chinese broccoli Tomatillo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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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 - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 22 32 Tomatillo
Protein 1.14 0.96 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 28.2 11.7 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 1.309999942779541 3.940000057220459 Tomatillo
Carbs 3.81 5.84 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.62 Tomatillo
Calcium 100 7 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 268 Tomatillo
Magnesium 18 20 Tomatillo
Sugar 0.84 3.93 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 1.9 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061 0.079 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.39 0.22 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 41 39 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 1638 114 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.38 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.044 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.035 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.15 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.056 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 10.1 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 7 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.139 Chinese broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.417 Tomatillo
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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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.