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Garlic vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Garlic and Tomatillo different?

  • Garlic is higher in Vitamin B6, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin C, Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5, however Tomatillo is richer in Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6579% higher.
  • Garlic contains 28 times more Selenium than Tomatillo. While Garlic contains 14.2µg of Selenium, Tomatillo contains only 0.5µg.

Garlic, 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 +2485.7%
Contains more Iron +174.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +292.3%
Contains more Potassium +49.6%
Contains more Zinc +427.3%
Contains more Copper +278.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +2485.7%
Contains more Iron +174.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +292.3%
Contains more Potassium +49.6%
Contains more Zinc +427.3%
Contains more Copper +278.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%

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
Garlic
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2105.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +494.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
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 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2105.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +494.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 3.94g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 0.96g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 33.06g 5.84g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 32kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1g 3.93g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 1.9g Garlic
Calcium 181mg 7mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 0.62mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Garlic
Phosphorus 153mg 39mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 268mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 1.16mg 0.22mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.079mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 11.7mg Garlic
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.044mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.035mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.15mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.056mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 7µg Tomatillo
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.066mg mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.139g Garlic
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic 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
43
Garlic
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
2%
Garlic
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
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 - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.