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Ginger vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ginger and Tomatillo

  • Ginger has more Copper, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, however Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily Manganese needs 6642% more than Ginger.
  • Tomatillo has 4 times less Choline than Ginger. Ginger has 28.8mg of Choline, while Tomatillo has 7.6mg.
  • Ginger contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Ginger root, 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 +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +186.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.62
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +186.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.62

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
Ginger
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.035
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
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 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
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.
Ginger Tomatillo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 3.94g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 0.96g Ginger
Fats 0.75g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 17.77g 5.84g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 32kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 3.93g Ginger
Fiber 2g 1.9g Ginger
Calcium 16mg 7mg Ginger
Iron 0.6mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 43mg 20mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 39mg Tomatillo
Potassium 415mg 268mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.34mg 0.22mg Ginger
Copper 0.226mg 0.079mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.044mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.035mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.15mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.056mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 7µg Ginger
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051mg mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.139g Tomatillo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ginger 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
Ginger
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
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
11%
Ginger
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
3%
Ginger
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.23g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.