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Rutabagas vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rutabagas and Tomatillo different?

  • Rutabagas are higher in Vitamin C, however Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6646% higher.
  • Rutabagas contain 6 times more Calcium than Tomatillo. While Rutabagas contain 43mg of Calcium, Tomatillo contains only 7mg.

Rutabagas, 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 +514.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.9%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Iron +40.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Copper +146.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +514.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.9%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Iron +40.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Copper +146.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
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 C +113.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3266.7%
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 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 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 C +113.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3266.7%
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.
Rutabagas Tomatillo
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 Rutabagas Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 6.32g 3.94g Rutabagas
Protein 1.08g 0.96g Rutabagas
Fats 0.16g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 8.62g 5.84g Rutabagas
Calories 37kcal 32kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0.4g g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g g Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 2.3g 1.9g Rutabagas
Calcium 43mg 7mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.44mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 20mg
Phosphorus 53mg 39mg Rutabagas
Potassium 305mg 268mg Rutabagas
Sodium 12mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.24mg 0.22mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.032mg 0.079mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 2IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 25mg 11.7mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.044mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.035mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.16mg 0.15mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.056mg Rutabagas
Folate 21µg 7µg Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.139g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rutabagas 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
15
Rutabagas
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
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
6%
Rutabagas
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas 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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.