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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 Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.9%
Contains more Iron +40.9%
Contains more Copper +146.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Calcium +514.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.9%
Contains more Iron +40.9%
Contains more Copper +146.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
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 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 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 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

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Rutabagas 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 37 32 Rutabagas
Protein 1.08 0.96 Rutabagas
Fats 0.16 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 25 11.7 Rutabagas
Net carbs 6.320000171661377 3.940000057220459 Rutabagas
Carbs 8.62 5.84 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 0.62 Tomatillo
Calcium 43 7 Rutabagas
Potassium 305 268 Rutabagas
Magnesium 20 20
Sugar 4.46 3.93 Tomatillo
Fiber 2.3 1.9 Rutabagas
Copper 0.032 0.079 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.24 0.22 Rutabagas
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 39 Rutabagas
Sodium 12 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 2 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.3 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.044 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.035 Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.15 Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.056 Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 10.1 Tomatillo
Folate 21 7 Rutabagas
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.139 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

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.