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Cucumber vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cucumber and Tomatillo different?

  • Cucumber is higher in Vitamin K, however Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6649% higher.
  • Cucumber contains 2 times more Vitamin K than Tomatillo. While Cucumber contains 16.4µg of Vitamin K, Tomatillo contains only 10.1µg.
  • Cucumber has less Sugar.

Cucumber, with peel, raw and Tomatillos, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +128.6%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22

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 B5 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1787.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Equal in Vitamin A - 114
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.035
Equal in Folate - 7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
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 B5 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1787.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Equal in Vitamin A - 114
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.035
Equal in Folate - 7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 3.13g 3.94g Tomatillo
Protein 0.65g 0.96g Tomatillo
Fats 0.11g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 3.63g 5.84g Tomatillo
Calories 15kcal 32kcal Tomatillo
Starch 0.83g g Cucumber
Fructose 0.87g g Cucumber
Sugar 1.67g 3.93g Cucumber
Fiber 0.5g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 16mg 7mg Cucumber
Iron 0.28mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 13mg 20mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 24mg 39mg Tomatillo
Potassium 147mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 2mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.2mg 0.22mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.041mg 0.079mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 105IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.8mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.044mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.033mg 0.035mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.098mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.259mg 0.15mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.056mg Tomatillo
Folate 7µg 7µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 16.4µg 10.1µg Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Cucumber
Threonine 0.019mg mg Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021mg mg Cucumber
Leucine 0.029mg mg Cucumber
Lysine 0.029mg mg Cucumber
Methionine 0.006mg mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019mg mg Cucumber
Valine 0.022mg mg Cucumber
Histidine 0.01mg mg Cucumber
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.139g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cucumber 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
9
Cucumber
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
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
4%
Cucumber
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Cucumber
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.102g)
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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.