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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 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 less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
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 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 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 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.1%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
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%

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

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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
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
Vitamin A 4IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.028mg mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.139g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.417g Tomatillo

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Shallot Tomatillo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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

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

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.