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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 Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +186.1%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.62
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Copper +186.1%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
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
3
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
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 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
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 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.035

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 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

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Ginger Tomatillo
Low Calories diet ok
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 - 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 - 15)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 80 32 Ginger
Protein 1.82 0.96 Ginger
Fats 0.75 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 5 11.7 Tomatillo
Net carbs 15.770000457763672 3.940000057220459 Ginger
Carbs 17.77 5.84 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.62 Tomatillo
Calcium 16 7 Ginger
Potassium 415 268 Ginger
Magnesium 43 20 Ginger
Sugar 1.7 3.93 Ginger
Fiber 2 1.9 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.079 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.22 Ginger
Starch
Phosphorus 34 39 Tomatillo
Sodium 13 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 0 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.26 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.044 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.035 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.75 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.15 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.056 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 10.1 Tomatillo
Folate 11 7 Ginger
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.139 Tomatillo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 Ginger
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. 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.