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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 Iron +359.7%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Magnesium +505%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Contains more Zinc +459.1%
Contains more Potassium +201.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +359.7%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Magnesium +505%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Contains more Zinc +459.1%
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 Vitamin K +553.5%
Contains more Folate +2471.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2700%
Equal in Vitamin A - 114
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
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 E +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +328%
Contains more Vitamin K +553.5%
Contains more Folate +2471.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2700%
Equal in Vitamin A - 114

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 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

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Seaweed Tomatillo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 43 32 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 0.96 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 3 11.7 Tomatillo
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 3.940000057220459 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 5.84 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 0.62 Seaweed
Calcium 168 7 Seaweed
Potassium 89 268 Tomatillo
Magnesium 121 20 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 3.93 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 1.9 Tomatillo
Copper 0.13 0.079 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.22 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 39 Seaweed
Sodium 233 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 116 114 Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87 0.38 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.044 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.035 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.056 Tomatillo
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 10.1 Seaweed
Folate 180 7 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.139 Tomatillo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 Seaweed
Fructose

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.