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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Contains more Selenium +140%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Manganese +52297.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30% 39% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27% 19957% 3%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Contains more Selenium +140%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Manganese +52297.3%
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" charts 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 Choline +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2750%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825%
Contains more Vitamin K +1162.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 7% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 5% 26%
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 Choline +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2750%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825%
Contains more Vitamin K +1162.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +160.4%
Contains more Carbs +187.7%
Contains more Other +45.5%
Contains more Fats +920%
Contains more Water +14.8%
3% 17% 80%
Protein: 2.5 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 16.8 g
Water: 79.8 g
Other: 0.8 g
6% 92%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 5.84 g
Water: 91.63 g
Other: 0.55 g
Contains more Protein +160.4%
Contains more Carbs +187.7%
Contains more Other +45.5%
Contains more Fats +920%
Contains more Water +14.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1007.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +969.2%
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
20% 22% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.139 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.417 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1007.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +969.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 3.94g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 0.96g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 16.8g 5.84g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 32kcal Shallot
Sugar 7.87g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 3.2g 1.9g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 7mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 0.62mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 20mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 39mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 268mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.4mg 0.22mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.079mg Shallot
Manganese 0.292mg 153mg Tomatillo
Selenium 1.2µg 0.5µg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 6µg Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin C 8mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.044mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.035mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.15mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.056mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 7µg Shallot
Choline 11.3mg 7.6mg Shallot
Vitamin K 0.8µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg Shallot
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.139g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shallot Tomatillo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Shallot
13%
Tomatillo
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Shallot
2007%
Tomatillo

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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.