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Seaweed vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seaweed and Tomatillo different?

  • Seaweed is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, however Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6643% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 233 times more Sodium than Tomatillo. While Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, Tomatillo contains only 1mg.

Seaweed, kelp, 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 +2300%
Contains more Iron +359.7%
Contains more Magnesium +505%
Contains more Zinc +459.1%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +201.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Iron +359.7%
Contains more Magnesium +505%
Contains more Zinc +459.1%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +201.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 39

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 +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +328%
Contains more Folate +2471.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +553.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2700%
Equal in Vitamin A - 114
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
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 +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +328%
Contains more Folate +2471.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +553.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2700%
Equal in Vitamin A - 114

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.
Seaweed Tomatillo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 3.94g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 0.96g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 9.57g 5.84g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 32kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g 3.93g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 168mg 7mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 0.62mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 20mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 39mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 233mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 1.23mg 0.22mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.079mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 114IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.38mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.044mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.035mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.056mg Tomatillo
Folate 180µg 7µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 10.1µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Seaweed
Valine 0.072mg mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.139g Tomatillo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Tomatillo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
36
Seaweed
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
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%
Seaweed
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
3%
Seaweed
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 232mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.108g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.33g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seaweed
Seaweed 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.