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Red cabbage vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Red cabbage and Tomatillo?

  • Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6642% higher.
  • Red cabbage has 9 times more Vitamin A RAE than Tomatillo. Red cabbage has 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Tomatillo has 6µg.

We used Cabbage, red, raw and Tomatillos, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +542.9%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Copper +364.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +542.9%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Copper +364.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22

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 A +878.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.6%
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 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
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 A +878.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.6%
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.
Red cabbage 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 3.94g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 0.96g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 7.37g 5.84g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 32kcal Tomatillo
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 3.93g Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1g 1.9g Red cabbage
Calcium 45mg 7mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.62mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 20mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 30mg 39mg Tomatillo
Potassium 243mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 27mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.22mg
Copper 0.017mg 0.079mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 1116IU 114IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 11.7mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.044mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.035mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.15mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.056mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 7µg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 10.1µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.139g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage 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
39
Red cabbage
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
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
9%
Red cabbage
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.