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Eggplant vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Eggplant and Tomatillo

  • Eggplant has less Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K than Tomatillo.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6642% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 3 times more Folate than Tomatillo. While Eggplant has 22µg of Folate, Tomatillo has only 7µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Eggplant, 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 +28.6%
Contains more Iron +169.6%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +169.6%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +395.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +188.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.035
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
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 B5 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +395.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +188.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.035

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.
Eggplant 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 Eggplant Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 25kcal 32kcal Tomatillo
Protein 0.98g 0.96g Eggplant
Fats 0.18g 1.02g Tomatillo
Vitamin C 2.2mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Net carbs 2.88g 3.94g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.88g 5.84g Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.23mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Calcium 9mg 7mg Eggplant
Potassium 229mg 268mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 14mg 20mg Tomatillo
Sugar 3.53g 3.93g Eggplant
Fiber 3g 1.9g Eggplant
Copper 0.081mg 0.079mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.22mg Tomatillo
Starch g g
Phosphorus 24mg 39mg Tomatillo
Sodium 2mg 1mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 23IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.044mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.035mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.15mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.056mg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Folate 22µg 7µg Eggplant
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.139g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.417g Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.037mg mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg mg Eggplant
Fructose 1.54g g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Tomatillo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Eggplant
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
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
6%
Eggplant
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Eggplant
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 - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.105g)
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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.