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Kohlrabi vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Kohlrabi and Tomatillo

  • Kohlrabi has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Copper, however Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily Manganese needs 6646% more than Kohlrabi.
  • Tomatillo contains 5 times less Vitamin C than Kohlrabi. Kohlrabi contains 62mg of Vitamin C, while Tomatillo contains 11.7mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Kohlrabi, 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 +242.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Copper +63.3%
Contains more Iron +55%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +633.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 14% 20% 31% 3% 1% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Copper +63.3%
Contains more Iron +55%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +633.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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 E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +429.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167.9%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 10% 0% 207% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 12% 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 E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +429.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167.9%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.15

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.
Kohlrabi 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 Kohlrabi Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 3.94g Tomatillo
Protein 1.7g 0.96g Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 6.2g 5.84g Kohlrabi
Calories 27kcal 32kcal Tomatillo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.6g 3.93g Kohlrabi
Fiber 3.6g 1.9g Kohlrabi
Calcium 24mg 7mg Kohlrabi
Iron 0.4mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 19mg 20mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 46mg 39mg Kohlrabi
Potassium 350mg 268mg Kohlrabi
Sodium 20mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.03mg 0.22mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.129mg 0.079mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.38mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 62mg 11.7mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.044mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.035mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.15mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B6 0.15mg 0.056mg Kohlrabi
Folate 16µg 7µg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.01mg mg Kohlrabi
Threonine 0.049mg mg Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078mg mg Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067mg mg Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056mg mg Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013mg mg Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039mg mg Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05mg mg Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019mg mg Kohlrabi
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.139g Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kohlrabi 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
25
Kohlrabi
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
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
10%
Kohlrabi
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.126g)
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. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.