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Shallot vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Shallot and Tomatillo

  • Shallot has more Vitamin B6, Iron, Folate, and Fiber, while Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6639% higher.
  • Tomatillo contains 6 times less Vitamin B6 than Shallot. Shallot contains 0.345mg of Vitamin B6, while Tomatillo contains 0.056mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Shallots, raw and Tomatillos, raw.

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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 +93.5%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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 B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.1%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2750%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825%
Contains more Vitamin K +1162.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
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 B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.1%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2750%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825%
Contains more Vitamin K +1162.5%

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
Shallot
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
0%
Shallot
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.
Shallot 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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Shallot 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 - 3.94g)
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 - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.122g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot 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 Shallot Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 72 32 Shallot
Protein 2.5 0.96 Shallot
Fats 0.1 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 8 11.7 Tomatillo
Net carbs 13.600000381469727 3.940000057220459 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 5.84 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.62 Shallot
Calcium 37 7 Shallot
Potassium 334 268 Shallot
Magnesium 21 20 Shallot
Sugar 7.87 3.93 Tomatillo
Fiber 3.2 1.9 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.079 Shallot
Zinc 0.4 0.22 Shallot
Starch
Phosphorus 60 39 Shallot
Sodium 12 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 4 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.04 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.044 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.035 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.2 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.15 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.056 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 10.1 Tomatillo
Folate 34 7 Shallot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.139 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 Shallot
Valine 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 Shallot
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.