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Sweet potato vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sweet potato and Tomatillo

  • Sweet potato has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Copper, while Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6641% higher.
  • Tomatillo contains 118 times less Vitamin A RAE than Sweet potato. Sweet potato contains 709µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Tomatillo contains 6µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Sweet potato, raw, unprepared 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 +328.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +25.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.62
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +25.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.62

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 A +12344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +461.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
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 A +12344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +461.1%

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.
Sweet potato 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 Sweet potato Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 3.94g Sweet potato
Protein 1.57g 0.96g Sweet potato
Fats 0.05g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 20.12g 5.84g Sweet potato
Calories 86kcal 32kcal Sweet potato
Starch 12.65g g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 3g 1.9g Sweet potato
Calcium 30mg 7mg Sweet potato
Iron 0.61mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47mg 39mg Sweet potato
Potassium 337mg 268mg Sweet potato
Sodium 55mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.3mg 0.22mg Sweet potato
Copper 0.151mg 0.079mg Sweet potato
Vitamin A 14187IU 114IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.4mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.044mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.035mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.15mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.056mg Sweet potato
Folate 11µg 7µg Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083mg mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055mg mg Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092mg mg Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066mg mg Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029mg mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089mg mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.086mg mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.018g 0.139g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sweet potato 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
85
Sweet potato
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet potato
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
9%
Sweet potato
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.121g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato 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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.